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sign



I - noun
1. a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened) (Freq. 18)
- he showed signs of strain
- they welcomed the signs of spring
Syn:
mark
Derivationally related forms:
mark (for: mark), signify
Hypernyms:
clue, clew, cue
Hyponyms:
token
2. a public display of a message (Freq. 5)
- he posted signs in all the shop windows
Hypernyms:
communication
Hyponyms:
poster, posting, placard, notice, bill,
card, street sign, signpost, guidepost
3. any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message (Freq. 4)
- signals from the boat suddenly stopped
Syn:
signal, signaling
Derivationally related forms:
signify, signal (for: signaling), signal (for: signal), signalize (for: signal)
Hypernyms:
communication
Hyponyms:
recording, phone number, telephone number, number, starting signal,
start, storm signal, radio beam, beam, ticktack, time signal,
dog-ear, animal communication, alarm, alert, warning signal, alarum,
distress signal, distress call, all clear, bugle call, curfew, retreat,
drumbeat, telegraphic signal, radiotelegraphic signal, whistle, whistling, high sign,
symbol, visual signal, indicator, electronic signal, radio beacon, input signal,
input, output signal, output
4. structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted (Freq. 3)
- the highway was lined with signboards
Syn:
signboard
Hypernyms:
structure, construction
Hyponyms:
billboard, hoarding, sandwich board, scoreboard, shingle
5. (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided (Freq. 2)
Syn:
sign of the zodiac, star sign, mansion, house, planetary house
Topics:
astrology, star divination
Hypernyms:
region, part
Instance Hyponyms:
Aries, Aries the Ram, Ram, Taurus, Taurus the Bull,
Bull, Gemini, Gemini the Twins, Twins, Cancer, Cancer the Crab,
Crab, Leo, Leo the Lion, Lion, Virgo, Virgo the Virgin,
Virgin, Libra, Libra the Balance, Balance, Libra the Scales, Scorpio,
Scorpio the Scorpion, Scorpion, Sagittarius, Sagittarius the Archer, Archer, Capricorn,
Capricorn the Goat, Goat, Aquarius, Aquarius the Water Bearer, Water Bearer, Pisces,
Pisces the Fishes, Fish
Part Holonyms:
zodiac
6. (medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease (Freq. 1)
- there were no signs of asphyxiation
Topics:
medicine, medical specialty
Hypernyms:
evidence, grounds
Hyponyms:
vital sign
Part Holonyms:
disease
7. an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come (Freq. 1)
- he hoped it was an augury
- it was a sign from God
Syn:
augury, foretoken, preindication
Derivationally related forms:
inaugurate (for: augury)
Hypernyms:
experience
Hyponyms:
war cloud, omen, portent, presage, prognostic,
prognostication, prodigy
8. having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges) (Freq. 1)
- he got the polarity of the battery reversed
- charges of opposite sign
Syn:
polarity
Derivationally related forms:
polar (for: polarity)
Hypernyms:
opposition, oppositeness
Hyponyms:
positivity, positiveness, negativity, negativeness
9. a gesture that is part of a sign language (Freq. 1)
Derivationally related forms:
signify
Hypernyms:
gesture, motion
Part Holonyms:
sign language, signing
10. a fundamental linguistic unit linking a signifier to that which is signified
- "The bond between the signifier and the signified is arbitrary"--de Saussure
Topics:
linguistics
Hypernyms:
language unit, linguistic unit
11. a character indicating a relation between quantities
- don't forget the minus sign
Derivationally related forms:
signify
Hypernyms:
mathematical notation
Hyponyms:
equal sign, plus sign, minus sign, radical sign

II - verb
1. mark with one's signature;
write one's name (on) (Freq. 16)
- She signed the letter and sent it off
- Please sign here
Syn:
subscribe
See Also:
sign in, sign away, sign over
Derivationally related forms:
subscription (for: subscribe), signature, signer
Hypernyms:
write
Hyponyms:
rubricate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s PP
2. approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation (Freq. 13)
- All parties ratified the peace treaty
- Have you signed your contract yet?
Syn:
ratify
Derivationally related forms:
ratification (for: ratify), ratifier (for: ratify), signer
Hypernyms:
validate, formalize, formalise
Entailment:
endorse, indorse
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
3. be engaged by a written agreement (Freq. 8)
- He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18
- The soprano signed to sing the new opera
Derivationally related forms:
signer
Hypernyms:
contract, undertake
Hyponyms:
undersign, ink, autograph, inscribe, initial,
countersign, execute, endorse, indorse
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
4. engage by written agreement (Freq. 2)
- They signed two new pitchers for the next season
Syn:
contract, sign on, sign up
Derivationally related forms:
contract (for: contract), signer
Hypernyms:
hire, engage, employ
Hyponyms:
contract out
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Somebody ----s
5. communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs (Freq. 1)
- He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture
- The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu
Syn:
signal, signalize, signalise
Derivationally related forms:
signal (for: signalize), signal (for: signal), signaller (for: signal), signaler (for: signal), signaling (for: signal), signer, signing
Hypernyms:
communicate, intercommunicate
Hyponyms:
wigwag, semaphore, heliograph, flag, whistle
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s somebody
- They sign the information to them
- They sign them the information
6. place signs, as along a road
- sign an intersection
- This road has been signed
Hypernyms:
put, set, place, pose, position, lay
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
7. communicate in sign language
- I don't know how to sign, so I could not communicate with my deaf cousin
Derivationally related forms:
signer
Hypernyms:
communicate, intercommunicate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
8. make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection;
consecrate
Syn:
bless
Hypernyms:
gesticulate, gesture, motion
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody

III - adjective
used of the language of the deaf
Syn:
gestural, signed, sign-language
Similar to:
communicative, communicatory

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