WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
sig•ni•fier (sig′nə fī′ər),USA pronunciation n.
- Linguisticsa person or thing that signifies.
- Linguisticsthe configuration of sound elements or other linguistic symbols representing a word or other meaningful unit in a language. Cf. signified.
- signify + -er1 1525–35
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