sign 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 \ noun or adjective

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You could be signed in to Gmail, for example, but signed out of the browser to ensure that your browsing data never gets synced and stored in the cloud. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "Google backtracks—a bit—on controversial Chrome sign-in feature," 27 Sep. 2018 The Capitals have prospect Ilya Samsonov now signed out of the Kontinental Hockey League. Kevin Allen, USA TODAY, "More change coming for Stanley Cup-winning Capitals? Five decisions they face this offseason," 9 June 2018 One sign out of many that the Winterhawks weren't switched on. Dylan Bumbarger,, "Winterhawks Player of the Week: Cole Kehler," 16 Jan. 2018 The reason that has been given for removing the art makes no sense, Baker added, because a large sign out front identifies the building as a Baptist church. Washington Post, "Baptist church removing Jesus statue it deems too ‘Catholic’," 30 May 2018 With the change, merely signing out of Google on the Web is enough to prevent this syncing. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "Google backtracks—a bit—on controversial Chrome sign-in feature," 27 Sep. 2018 The inmates start with mannequins (which need to be signed out, along with tools like shears) and can later take on clients — other inmates and staff. Carlos Chavarría, Allure, "How Prison Salons Are Doing More Than Just Making Inmates Look Good," 18 July 2018 June reopening celebrations at Glendale and Newport come with a new JackRabbit sign out front. The Glendale store will reopen as JackRabbit from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 16. Chris Mayhew,, "Here's why Bob Roncker's Running Spot is now JackRabbit," 14 June 2018 Overview: He was committed to Florida, but signed out of high school after the Tigers selected him in the fifth round of the 2017 draft. George Sipple, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Tigers top-20 prospects new rankings: Where's Casey Mize?," 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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