Adjective: signed sInd
Verb: sign sIn
- Having a handwritten signature
"a signed letter"
- Used of the language of the deaf
- gestural, sign, sign-language
- (mathematics, computer science) having both positive and negative values
- Mark with one's signature; write one's name (on)
"She signed the letter and sent it off"; "Please sign here";
- Approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation
"Have you signed your contract yet?";
- Be engaged by a written agreement
"He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18"; "The soprano signed to sing the new opera"
- Engage by written agreement
"They signed two new pitchers for the next season";
- contract, sign on, sign up
- Communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
"He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture";
- signal, signalize, signalise [Brit]
- Place signs, as along a road
"sign an intersection"; "This road has been signed"
- Communicate in sign language
"I don't know how to sign, so I could not communicate with my deaf cousin"
- Make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection; consecrate
See also: autographed, communicative, communicatory, sign away, sign in, subscribed
Type of: communicate, contract, employ, engage, formalise [Brit], formalize, gesticulate, gesture, hire, intercommunicate, lay, motion, place, pose, position, put, set, undertake, validate, write
Encyclopedia: Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours Sign