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sign British & World English

An object, quality, or event whose presence or occurrence indicates the probable presence or occurrence of something else

V-sign British & World English

A sign resembling the letter V made with the first two fingers pointing up and the back of the hand facing outwards, used as a gesture of abuse or contempt

at sign British & World English

The symbol @

co-sign British & World English

Sign (a document) in order to guarantee a loan or other obligation

sign in in sign British & World English

Sign a register on arrival (or departure), typically in a hotel

sign on in sign British & World English

Commit oneself to employment, membership of a society, or some other undertaking

sign up in sign British & World English

Commit oneself to a period of employment, education, or in the armed forces

sign in British & World English

Sign a register on arrival (or departure), typically in a hotel

sign on British & World English

Commit oneself to employment, membership of a society, or some other undertaking

sign up British & World English

Commit oneself to a period of employment, education, or in the armed forces

sign-up British & World English

The action of enrolling for something or of enrolling or employing someone

re-sign British & World English

Sign (a document) again

call sign British & World English

A message, code, or tune that is broadcast by radio to identify the broadcaster or transmitter

plus sign British & World English

The symbol +, indicating addition or a positive value

sign for in sign British & World English

Sign a receipt to confirm that one has received (something delivered)

sign off in sign British & World English

Conclude a letter, broadcast, or other message

sign for British & World English

Sign a receipt to confirm that one has received (something delivered)

sign off British & World English

Conclude a letter, broadcast, or other message

sign-off British & World English

The conclusion of a letter, broadcast, etc.

root sign British & World English

another term for radical sign.

road sign British & World English

A sign giving information or instructions to road users

star sign British & World English

A sign of the zodiac

sun sign British & World English

another term for birth sign.

hex sign British & World English

A design usually in the shape of a star, wheel, or rosette on a circular field. Formerly, hex signs were painted on barns, especially by the Pennsylvania Dutch, and were thought to ward off evil

high sign British & World English

A surreptitious gesture, often prearranged, giving warning or indicating that all is well

birth sign British & World English

The zodiacal sign through which the sun is passing when a person is born

dollar sign British & World English

The sign $, representing a dollar

minus sign British & World English

The symbol −, indicating subtraction or a negative value

peace sign British & World English

A sign of peace made by holding up the hand with palm out-turned and the first two fingers extended in a V-shape

number sign British & World English

the sign #, used to introduce a number (as in question #2)

pound sign British & World English

The sign ‘£’, representing a pound sterling

rising sign British & World English

An ascendant sign

Indian sign British & World English

A magic spell or curse

division sign British & World English

The sign ÷, placed between two numbers showing that the first is to be divided by the second, as in 6 ÷ 3 = 2

negative sign British & World English

another term for minus sign.

positive sign British & World English

another term for plus sign.

sign someone in in sign British & World English

Record someone’s arrival (or departure) in a register

sign someone on in sign British & World English

Take someone into one’s employment

sign something up in sign British & World English

Conclude a business deal

sign someone up in sign British & World English

Formally engage someone in employment

sign language British & World English

A system of communication using visual gestures and signs, as used by deaf people

radical sign British & World English

The sign √ which indicates the square root of the number following (or a higher root indicated by a preceding superscript numeral)

traffic sign British & World English

A sign conveying information, an instruction, or a warning to drivers

victory sign British & World English

A signal of triumph or celebration made by holding up the hand with the palm outwards and the first two fingers spread apart to represent the letter V

sign something away/over in sign British & World English

Officially relinquish rights or property by signing a deed

sign someone off in sign British & World English

Record that someone is entitled to miss work, typically because of illness

sign off on in sign British & World English

Give one’s approval to

sign something out in sign British & World English

Sign to indicate that one has borrowed or hired something

sign off on British & World English

Give one’s approval to


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