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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sign-out \ ˈsī-​ˌnau̇t \ noun or adjective

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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 Russo was brought in via trade on Sunday while Lyubushkin was signed out of Russia on May 23. Richard Morin, azcentral, "Coyotes fortify blue-line depth, sign defenseman Kevin Connauton to 2-year contract," 27 June 2018 Hernandez signing out of Cuba during the 2016-2017 international signing period for $2.5 million. Jeff Sanders,, "Osvaldo Hernandez continues strong start with TinCaps," 28 June 2018 Weegar and Alexander Petrovic are restricted free agents and Russian Bogdan Kiselevich was signed out of the KHL. Craig Davis,, "Ian McCoshen working to carve more vital role in Panthers' defense," 19 June 2018 During his Invention Convention class, Khuu noticed that the process for how students signed out of the classroom could be improved. Michael Walsh, Courant Community, "Students Compete In National Invention Convention Competition," 18 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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