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.
To mean; to import; to denote; to betoken.
a gesture using your fingers to indicate which form is about to be demonstrated. One finger means Long Form 1, one knuckle means Short Form 1.
denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means"
convey or express a meaning; "These words mean nothing to me!"; "What does his strange behavior signify?"
make known with a word or signal; "He signified his wish to pay the bill for our meal"