signpost


1sign·post

noun \ˈsīn-ˌpōst\

: a sign beside a road showing the direction and distance to a place

Full Definition of SIGNPOST

1
:  a post (as at the fork of a road) with signs on it to direct travelers
2
:  guide, beacon

Examples of SIGNPOST

  1. The signpost says it is 10 miles to the city.

First Known Use of SIGNPOST

1620

2signpost

transitive verb

: to provide (something) with signposts or guides

Full Definition of SIGNPOST

:  to provide with or as if with signposts or guides

Examples of SIGNPOST

  1. The road from here to London is well signposted.

First Known Use of SIGNPOST

1895

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