signified (plural signifieds)

  1. (linguistics, structuralism) The concept or idea evoked by a sign.
    • 2012, Esti Sheinberg, Music Semiotics (page 9)
      In Peircean terms, topics are interpretants: signifieds that become new signifiers in the endless semiotic chain of interpretations.
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  1. Simple past tense and past participle of signify

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