sign

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Definitions for sign

  • adjective - used of the language of the deaf
  • verb - make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection; consecrate
  • verb - be engaged by a written agreement; "He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18"; "The soprano signed to sing the new opera"
  • verb - communicate in sign language; "I don't know how to sign
  • verb - mark with one's signature; write one's name (on); "She signed the letter and sent it off"; "Please sign here"
  • verb - communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs; "He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture"; "The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu"
  • verb - place signs
  • verb - engage by written agreement; "They signed two new pitchers for the next season"
  • verb - approve and express assent
  • noun - structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted; "the highway was lined with signboards"
  • noun - a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened); "he showed signs of strain"; "they welcomed the signs of spring"
  • noun - any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message; "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"
  • noun - a public display of a message; "he posted signs in all the shop windows"
  • noun - a character indicating a relation between quantities; "don't forget the minus sign"
  • noun - a gesture that is part of a sign language
  • noun - a fundamental linguistic unit linking a signifier to that which is signified; "The bond between the signifier and the signified is arbitrary"--de Saussure
  • noun - an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come; "he hoped it was an augury"; "it was a sign from God"
  • noun - (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
  • noun - having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges); "he got the polarity of the battery reversed"; "charges of opposite sign"
  • noun - (medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease; "there were no signs of asphyxiation"
  • Synonyms for sign

    gestural signed sign-language signboard foretoken mansion mark preindication house signaling sign of the zodiac planetary house augury star sign polarity subscribe contract signal sign on signalize sign up bless signalise ratify

    Antonyms for sign

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    Holonyms for sign

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    Hyponyms for sign

    billboard shingle telephone number storm signal time signal alert distress call retreat whistling indicator input posting card equal sign war cloud prognostic positiveness hoarding token number radio beam dog-ear warning signal all clear drumbeat high sign electronic signal output signal placard street sign plus sign omen prognostication negativity sandwich board recording starting signal beam animal communication alarum bugle call telegraphic signal symbol radio beacon output notice signpost minus sign portent prodigy negativeness scoreboard phone number start ticktack alarm distress signal curfew radiotelegraphic signal visual signal input signal poster bill guidepost radical sign presage positivity vital sign undersign initial indorse heliograph ink countersign rubricate flag autograph execute wigwag whistle inscribe endorse semaphore contract out

    Hypernyms for sign

    structure cue linguistic unit opposition construction communication experience oppositeness clue mathematical notation region evidence clew language unit part grounds gesticulate undertake put position employ gesture communicate set lay validate motion intercommunicate place hire formalize contract write pose engage formalise

    Meronyms for sign

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    Sounds like sign

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