(v.) = add up to ; amount to ; mean ; signify ; stand for ; stack up. Ex: The impalpable nature of human relations can add up to a situation that bears little resemblance to the logical and ordered material discussed in class. Ex: One of the characteristic features of a post-coordinate indexing system is that searching amounts to more than making a note of the records listed under one index heading. Ex: These changes have meant modifications, some very time-consuming, to serials catalogues in libraries. Ex: Within one main class the same piece of notation may be used to signify different concepts. Ex: MARC stands for Machine Readable Cataloguing. Ex: By American standards, this may not stack up to much, but in France these efforts to educate citizens stand out as a shining example. ---- * considerar que significa = take to + mean. * no significar gran cosa = not add up to much. * no significar nada = add up to + nothing. * significar el éxito = spell + success. * significar el final de = mean + the end of. * significar el fin de Algo = mean + an end to. * significar fracaso = signify + failure ; spell + failure. * significar la diferencia entre... y = mean + the difference between... and. * significar mucho trabajo = mean + a lot of work ; involve + a lot of work.