fac-, facil-, fact-, feas-, -feat, -fect, -feit, -facient, -faction, -fic-, -fy, -ficate, -fication

(Latin: to make, to do, to build, to cause, to produce; forming, shaping)

1. Having a special meaning that only some people understand.
2. Having a major or important effect: "She presented a significant idea for the project."
3. Something that is relatively large in amount: "Their contributions were significant to the success of our school."
4. Relating to the occurrence of events or outcomes that are too closely linked statistically to be accomplished merely by accodemt.
1. Something that is done by a large amount, or in a way that is easily noticeable: "Those who smoke cigarettes have a significantly greater risk of developing lung cancer than people who don't smoke."
2. Done in a way which is large or important enough to be noticed or to have an effect: "The store down the street sold the book for a significantly lower price than this one here."
3. That which is done in a way that has a special or hidden meaning: "Her mother glanced significantly in her son's direction when she said that someone had not done his homework."
1. The meaning of something; such as, a word, an event, or some other phenomenon: "The signification of a good vocabulary is an integral part of one's future vocational success."
2. Evidence for the existence of something: "Traffic lights are a signification of how important they are for the orderly movements of motor vehicles in cities."
simplify (verb), simplifies; simplified; simplifying
1. To make something easier to do or to understand: "The new software for the computer should simplify the process of creating new programs."
2. To reduce in complexity or extent: "Some people believe that microwave ovens have simplified cooking."
solidifiable (adjective), more solidifiable, most solidifiable
1. Able to be hardened or set: Water is solidifiable and freezes when it is put into the freezer!
2. Inclined to become firmer and improbable to change: Jane thought that her relationship with Jim would become firmer and solidifiable if only they didn't live so far away from each other!
somnifacient (s) (noun), somnifacients (pl)
A pharmaceutical agent or drug that causes a person to sleep.