Significar in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary

significar

  
significar
transitive verb
1. to mean (querer decir)
  • la luz roja significa que está en funcionamiento the red light means (that) it's working
2. to mean (suponer, causar)
  • eso significaría una subida de los precios that would mean a price rise
3. to express (expresar)
intransitive verb
4. (tener importancia)
  • no significa nada para mí it means nothing to me
significarse
pronominal verb
also:
  • significarse por to become known for
  • se significó como pacifista he showed himself to be a pacifist
significar
transitive verb
1 (querer decir) [+palabra] to mean; [+suceso] to mean; signify
¿qué significa "freelance"? what does "freelance" mean?
2 (representar)
50 dólares significan muy poco para él 50 dollars doesn't mean much to him; él no significa nada para mí he means nothing to me; significará la ruina de la empresa it will mean the end for the company; él no significa gran cosa en estos asuntos he doesn't count for much in these matters
3 (expresar) to make known; express;a to
le significó la condolencia de la familia he expressed o conveyed the family's sympathy
pronominal verb
significarse
1 (distinguirse) to become known; distinguish o.s.;como as
2 (tomar partido) to declare o.s.; take sides
no significarse to refuse to take sides
Verb Conjugations for significar
Gerund: significando
Participle: significado
The irregular conjugations of this verb are in red.
Indicative
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yosignificosignifiquésignificabasignificaríasignificaré
significassignificastesignificabassignificaríassignificarás
él/ella/Ud.significasignificósignificabasignificaríasignificará
nosotrossignificamossignificamossignificábamossignificaríamossignificaremos
vosotrossignificáissignificasteissignificabaissignificaríaissignificaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.significansignificaronsignificabansignificaríansignificarán
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