sign out

verb
signed out; signing out; signs out

Definition of sign out

intransitive verb

: to indicate departure by signing a register

transitive verb

: to record or approve the release or departure of signed out the library books for a week

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Other Words from sign out

sign-out \ ˈsī-​ˌnau̇t How to pronounce sign-out (audio) \ noun or adjective

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Office will simply choose which device hasn’t signed in to Office for the greatest amount of time, and sign out that device. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Office 365's new device management tool is made for IT, but consumers would like it too," 26 July 2019 The corporate name on the sign out front had changed a few times over the years. Michael Hawthorne, chicagotribune.com, "More than half a million Americans exposed to toxic air pollution face cancer risks above EPA guidelines. Check the Tribune’s interactive map to see if you might be one of them.," 25 July 2019 Konrad Dantas emerges from a row of squat houses with a tall black gate and no sign out front. Shasta Darlington, Billboard, "How KondZilla Took Funk Out of the Favelas and Into the Mainstream," 18 July 2019 The instructors spent a weekend putting flooring in the trailer, repainting it with red trim, and hanging a sign out front: Navy Fighter Weapons School. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Topgun at 50: Navy flight program that spawned popular movie wrestles with its legacy," 16 June 2019 General assistance, Gretna Green Drive Hamilton Township police in Warren County requested officers check a residence June 8 for a vehicle that was registered to a man and woman who stole a sign out of a bar bathroom. cleveland.com, "Woman calls 911 to report discrimination at restaurant: Highland Heights Police Blotter," 13 June 2019 Donskoi was signed out of Finland by the Sharks in May 2015. Curtis Pashelka, The Mercury News, "Joonas Donskoi, Gus Nyquist bolt Sharks as free agents," 1 July 2019 After starting the season at short-season Tri-City, Morejon – who signed out of Cuba last summer for a club record $11 million – has a 3.35 ERA, 37 strikeouts and just three walks in 40 1/3 innings. Jeff Sanders, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Adrian Morejon strong in TinCaps debut," 30 July 2017 Makita was signed out of Japan this offseason and has appeared in 19 games for the Padres. Kevin Acee, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Padres send Lyles to DL, call up Stock, Makita for reinforcement," 24 June 2018

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First Known Use of sign out

1903, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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The first known use of sign out was in 1903

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