sign

  • 1 Sign-on — (or startup) is the term used to describe the beginning of operations for a television station. It is the opposite to a sign off (or closedown).As with sign offs, sign ons vary from country to country, and from station to station.North AmericaIn… …

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  • 2 sign — [sīn] n. [ME signe < OFr < L signum, a mark, token, prob. < base of secare, to cut (see SAW1): orig. sense prob. “incised mark”] 1. something that indicates a fact, quality, etc.; indication; token [black as a sign of mourning] 2. a) a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Sign — Sign, n. [F. signe, L. signum; cf. AS. segen, segn, a sign, standard, banner, also fr. L. signum. Cf. {Ensign}, {Resign}, {Seal} a stamp, {Signal}, {Signet}.] That by which anything is made known or represented; that which furnishes evidence; a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 sign — n 1 Sign, mark, token, badge, note, symptom can denote a sensible and usually visible indication by means of which something not outwardly apparent or obvious is made known or revealed. Sign is the most comprehensive of these terms, being… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 Sign — Single par Brown Eyed Girls Face A Sign (Japanese version) Face B Love is… (Jea Miryo) Sortie 26 janvier 2011 …

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  • 6 Sign — Sign, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Signed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Signing}.] [OE. seinen to bless, originally, to make the sign of the cross over; in this sense fr. ASS. segnian (from segn, n.), or OF. seignier, F. signer, to mark, to sign (in sense 3), fr. L …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 sign — vt 1: to affix a signature to: ratify or attest by hand or seal sign a bill into law; specif: to write or mark something (as a signature) on (a document) as an acknowledgment of one s intention to be bound by it 2: to assign or convey formally… …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 sign — ► NOUN 1) a thing whose presence or occurrence indicates the probable presence, occurrence, or advent of something else. 2) a signal, gesture, or notice conveying information or an instruction. 3) a symbol or word used to represent something in… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 sign in — {v.} To write your name on a special list or in a record book to show that you are present. * /Every worker must sign in when coming back to work./ * /Teachers go to the office and sign in each morning before going to their classrooms./ Contrast… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 10 sign in — {v.} To write your name on a special list or in a record book to show that you are present. * /Every worker must sign in when coming back to work./ * /Teachers go to the office and sign in each morning before going to their classrooms./ Contrast… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 11 sign — [n1] indication, evidence assurance, augury, auspice, badge, beacon, bell, caution, clue, divination, flag, flash, foreboding, foreknowledge, foreshadowing, foretoken, forewarning, gesture, giveaway, handwriting on wall*, harbinger, herald, high… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 sign on — {v. phr.} 1. To sign an agreement to become an employee. * /The new cowboys signed on with the wealthy rancher in Nevada./ 2. To start a radio or television broadcast. * /Station WLAK signs on every morning at 6 A.M./ Contrast: SIGN OFF …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 13 sign on — {v. phr.} 1. To sign an agreement to become an employee. * /The new cowboys signed on with the wealthy rancher in Nevada./ 2. To start a radio or television broadcast. * /Station WLAK signs on every morning at 6 A.M./ Contrast: SIGN OFF …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 14 Sign — Sign, v. i. 1. To be a sign or omen. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To make a sign or signal; to communicate directions or intelligence by signs. [1913 Webster] 3. To write one s name, esp. as a token of assent, responsibility, or obligation.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 sign. — sign. 〈Abk. für lat.〉 signatum * * * sign. = ↑ signatum. * * * sign.,   Abkürzung für signatum. * * * sign. = signatum …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 Sign in —   [dt. anmelden] (Sign on), (Log in) …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 17 sign in — sign your name to show you are in the building    Be sure to sign in. We want to know that you are safe inside …

    English idioms

  • 18 sign up — sign the list, enrol, enlist    Did you sign up for lessons? Yes. My name is on the list …

    English idioms

  • 19 sign up — sign (someone) up to join or invite someone to join a group or organization. Kathy signed up for the soccer team this year. The team signed him up for two years. Local officials worked to sign up students to the summer jobs program. Usage notes:… …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 20 sign on — sign up 1) I signed up with Will s committee to raise money for the school library Syn: enlist, take a job, join (up), enroll, register, volunteer 2) the Yankees have signed on Rodriguez See sign 2. 4) …

    Thesaurus of popular words


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