Definition of signifié in English:

signifié

noun

  • another term for signified
    • ‘Such a sign has two parts: a signifier, the form; something signified (signifié), what is referred to, the meaning.’
    • ‘Which signifiant is used for which signifié is solely based on an ‘agreement’, a kind of ‘contract’, as it were, between the members of a speech community.’
    • ‘When the analysis of images is further specified the meaning, the signifié, has to be considered more and more.’
    • ‘Two kinds of relations hold between signifié and signifiant: on the one hand a reciprocal relationship, which means that the sound sequence automatically evokes the concept linked to it and vice versa.’

Origin

French.

Pronunciation

signifié

/ˌsiːnjiːˈfjeɪ/