Sign

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Definition

a sign: a notice, a board, a warning; an indication, a signal
noun
When you see a sign that says "stop", it means you have to stop the vehicle.
You're showing signs of improvement. Your work is better than it was two months ago.
The return of your appetite is a good sign of a full recovery.
We can already see the signs of global warming. The polar ice caps are starting to melt.
There's still no sign of Luna. Where is she?

to sign: to write one's name or signature, to autograph
verb
I need you to sign here to make the contract official.

a signature: an autograph, an endorsement, a name written in one's own handwriting
noun

Examples

  • "Just sign this contract with me and you'll be going places!"
  • "You're staying in the guesthouse, so if you just follow the signs past the stables, then take a left after the gazebo, you'll see the sauna."
  • "You would have thought it would have taken more than simply changing - signs to + signs, but apparently this is all Leeson needed to do to give the impression of success for several months' worth of deals."
  • "Should any submissions be accepted for the ad, a waiver must be signed by the artist giving the company rights to feature it."
  • "Please get in touch with me as soon as possible, or better yet fax the contract (signed in duplicate) to my office."
  • "Marlene : Okay, I'll sign a deal."
  • "We'll need a table for 6, and you'll need to sign these waivers."
  • "PS: You'll all need to sign waivers agreeing not to sue if you get hurt or die."
  • "Unless this contract is signed (in duplicate) by tomorrow, we will be forced to withdraw our 2.5 million dollar offer for the branding rights."
  • "don't want to sign a contract and/or say they would like to be paid in cash."

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