Definition for SIG-NIF'I-CA-TIVE

SIG-NIF'I-CA-TIVE, a. [Fr. significatif.]

  1. Betokening or representing by an external sign; as, the significative symbols of the eucharist. – Brerewood.
  2. Having signification or meaning; expressive of a certain a idea or thing. Neither in the degrees of kindred were they destitute of significative words. – Camden.

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