GRE Word List

SIGNIFICANT

expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant

The meaning of the word significant is expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant.

Random words

WordMeaning
predicamentdifficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
disproportionlack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
terminuslast stop of railroad; end
kneelgo down on one's knee(s)
hovelshack; small wretched house
inextricablefrom which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories
urbanesuave; refined in manner; elegant
treasurekeep as precious; cherish
humanemarked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
sumptuousgrand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast