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Significance vs. Significant — What's the Difference?

Significance vs. Significant — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Significance and Significant

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Significance

The quality of being worthy of attention; importance
Adolescent education was felt to be a social issue of some significance
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Significant

Sufficiently great or important to be worthy of attention; noteworthy
A significant increase in sales
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Significance

The meaning to be found in words or events
The significance of what was happening was clearer to me than to her
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Significant

Having a particular meaning; indicative of something
In times of stress her dreams seemed to her especially significant
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Significance

The extent to which a result deviates from that expected to arise simply from random variation or errors in sampling.
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Significant

Relating to or having significance.
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Significance

The state or quality of being significant
A matter of some significance.
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Significant

Having or expressing a meaning
Are the markings on the stone significant?.
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Significance

A meaning that is expressed or implied
What was the significance of that smile?.
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Significant

Having or expressing a covert or nonverbal meaning; suggestive
A significant glance.
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Significance

The extent to which something matters; importance
As a juror your opinion is of great significance for the outcome of the trial.
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Significant

Having or likely to have a major effect; important
A significant change in the tax laws.
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Significance

Meaning.
The significance of a gesture
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Significant

Fairly large in amount or quantity
Significant casualties.
No significant opposition.
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Significance

The quality or state of being significant.
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Significant

(Statistics) Of or relating to observations or occurrences that are too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicate a systematic relationship.
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Significance

That which is signified; meaning; import; as, the significance of a nod, of a motion of the hand, or of a word or expression.
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Significant

Signifying something; carrying meaning.
A significant word or sound
A significant look
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Significance

Importance; moment; weight; consequence.
With this brain I must work, in order to give significancy and value to the few facts which I possess.
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Significant

Having a covert or hidden meaning.
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Significance

The quality of being significant;
Do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power
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Significant

Having a noticeable or major effect.
That was a significant step in the right direction.
The First World War was a significant event.
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Significance

A meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred;
The significance of his remark became clear only later
The expectation was spread both by word and by implication
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Significant

Reasonably large in number or amount.
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Significance

The message that is intended or expressed or signified;
What is the meaning of this sentence
The significance of a red traffic light
The signification of Chinese characters
The import of his announcement was ambigtuous
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Significant

(statistics) Having a low probability of occurring by chance (for example, having high correlation and thus likely to be related).
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Significant

That which has significance; a sign; a token; a symbol.
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Significant

Fitted or designed to signify or make known somethingl having a meaning; standing as a sign or token; expressive or suggestive; as, a significant word or sound; a significant look.
It was well said of Plotinus, that the stars were significant, but not efficient.
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Significant

Deserving to be considered; important; momentous; as, a significant event.
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Significant

That which has significance; a sign; a token; a symbol.
In dumb significants proclaim your thoughts.
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Significant

Important in effect or meaning;
A significant change in tax laws
A significant change in the Constitution
A significant contribution
Significant details
Statistically significant
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Significant

Fairly large;
Won by a substantial margin
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Significant

Too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicating a systematic relation;
The interaction effect is significant at the .01 level
No significant difference was found
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Significant

Rich in significance or implication;
A meaning look
Pregnant with meaning
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