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Definition of "sign":

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"


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"


noun: an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come

"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)

"charges of opposite sign"


noun: (medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease

"there were no signs of asphyxiation"


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"


verb: communicate in sign language

"I don't know how to sign, so I could not communicate with my deaf cousin"


verb: mark with one's signature; write one's name (on)

"She signed the letter and sent it off"


verb: communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs

"He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture"


verb: place signs, as along a road

"sign an intersection"


verb: engage by written agreement

"They signed two new pitchers for the next season"


verb: approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation

"Have you signed your contract yet?"


adjective: used of the language of the deaf



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