sign on

verb
signed on; signing on; signs on

Definition of sign on

intransitive verb

1 : to engage oneself by or as if by a signature signed on to the new project
2 : to announce the start of broadcasting for the day

Other Words from sign on

sign-on \ ˈsī-​ˌnȯn How to pronounce sign on (audio) , -​ˌnän \ noun

First Known Use of sign on

1879, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Sign on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sign%20on. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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