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Signify vs. Herald — What's the Difference?

Signify vs. Herald — What's the Difference?

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Signify

Signify is the fourth studio album by British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree. It was released in September 1996 and later re-released in 2003 with a second disc of demos, which had previously been released on the b-side cassette tape Insignificance, and a third time, on vinyl, on 9 May 2011.
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Herald

A herald, or a herald of arms, is an officer of arms, ranking between pursuivant and king of arms. The title is commonly applied more broadly to all officers of arms.
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Signify

To denote; mean
A red traffic light signifies that traffic must stop.
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Herald

A person who carries or proclaims important news; a messenger.
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Signify

To be a sign or indication of; suggest or imply
The test results will signify how serious the problem is. The surge in housing starts signifies an upturn in the economy.
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Herald

One that gives a sign or indication of something to come; a harbinger
The crocus is a herald of spring.
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Signify

To make known, as with a sign or word
He signified his disagreement with a frown.
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Herald

An official whose specialty is heraldry.
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Signify

To have meaning or importance.
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Herald

An official formerly charged with making royal proclamations and bearing messages of state between sovereigns.
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Signify

(Slang) To exchange humorous insults in a verbal game.
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Herald

An official who formerly made proclamations and conveyed challenges at a tournament.
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Signify

To create a sign out of something.
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Herald

To proclaim, especially with enthusiasm; announce or acclaim
Cheers that heralded the team's arrival.
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Signify

To give (something) a meaning or an importance. en
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Herald

To be a sign of; foreshadow
The discovery heralds a new era in drug treatment.
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Signify

To show one’s intentions with a sign etc.; to indicate, announce.
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Herald

A messenger, especially one bringing important news.
The herald blew his trumpet and shouted that the King was dead.
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Signify

To mean; to betoken.
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Herald

A harbinger, giving signs of things to come.
Daffodils are heralds of Spring.
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Signify

To make a difference; to matter (in negative or interrogative expressions).
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Herald

(heraldry) An official whose speciality is heraldry, especially one between the ranks of pursuivant and king-of-arms.
Rouge Dragon is a herald at the College of Arms.
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Signify

To show by a sign; to communicate by any conventional token, as words, gestures, signals, or the like; to announce; to make known; to declare; to express; as, a signified his desire to be present.
I 'll to the king; and signify to himThat thus I have resign'd my charge to you.
The government should signify to the Protestants of Ireland that want of silver is not to be remedied.
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Herald

(entomology) A moth of the species Scoliopteryx libatrix.
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Signify

To mean; to import; to denote; to betoken.
He bade her tell him what it signified.
A taleTold by an idiot, full of sound and fury,Signifying nothing.
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Herald

(advertising) A handbill consisting of an advertisement.
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Signify

Denote or connote;
`maison' means `house' in French
An example sentence would show what this word means
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Herald

(transitive) To proclaim or announce an event.
Daffodils herald the Spring.
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Signify

Convey or express a meaning;
These words mean nothing to me!
What does his strange behavior signify?
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Herald

To greet something with excitement; to hail.
The film was heralded by critics.
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Signify

Make known with a word or signal;
He signified his wish to pay the bill for our meal
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Herald

An officer whose business was to denounce or proclaim war, to challenge to battle, to proclaim peace, and to bear messages from the commander of an army. He was invested with a sacred and inviolable character.
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Herald

In the Middle Ages, the officer charged with the above duties, and also with the care of genealogies, of the rights and privileges of noble families, and especially of armorial bearings. In modern times, some vestiges of this office remain, especially in England. See Heralds' College (below), and King-at-Arms.
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Herald

A proclaimer; one who, or that which, publishes or announces; as, the herald of another's fame.
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Herald

A forerunner; a a precursor; a harbinger.
It was the lark, the herald of the morn.
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Herald

Any messenger.
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Herald

To introduce, or give tidings of, as by a herald; to proclaim; to announce; to foretell; to usher in.
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Herald

(formal) a person who announces important news;
The chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet
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Herald

An indication of the approach of something or someone
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Herald

Foreshadow or presage
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Herald

Praise vociferously;
The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein
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Herald

Greet enthusiastically or joyfully
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