sign up

signed up; signing up; signs up

Definition of sign up

intransitive verb

: to sign one's name (as to a contract) in order to obtain, do, or join something sign up for insurance sign up for classes

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Other Words from sign up

sign-up \ ˈsī-​ˌnəp How to pronounce sign up (audio) \ noun or adjective

Examples of sign up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To sign up, visit Ayana Archie, The Courier-Journal, "This Indiana school district is helping high schoolers get a COVID-19 vaccine before prom," 13 Apr. 2021 This weekend, Los Angeles joined the growing list of areas allowing people 16 and over to sign up for vaccinations. Los Angeles Times, "L.A., other areas giving everyone 16 and up COVID-19 vaccine. What you need to know," 12 Apr. 2021 To sign up for email updates, please visit: Li Cohen, CBS News, "Officials work to repair source of major leak in Florida wastewater reserve," 8 Apr. 2021 Upon arriving, drop off your things at your private cabin — there are 42 in all — and then visit the check-in desk to sign up for the week's activities. Jacqueline Kehoe, Travel + Leisure, "The 8 Most Beautiful Lodges in America's National Parks," 6 Apr. 2021 To sign up for email updates, go to or text OAKGOV COVID to 468311. Slone Terranella, Detroit Free Press, "What to know about COVID-19 vaccine eligibility opening up to ages 16+," 5 Apr. 2021 To sign up, New York residents should visit the Excelsior Pass website, where they will be asked to enter their name, date of birth and ZIP code., "What you need to know about your vaccine card," 3 Apr. 2021 To sign up, visit Helen Bond, Dallas News, "Get involved with these volunteer opportunities in D-FW," 2 Apr. 2021 To sign up for the study, Plimpton said parents can call 602-368-1928 or 866-913-5454. Amanda Morris, The Arizona Republic, "'The one way I can protect them': Parents enroll kids in early COVID-19 vaccine trials," 24 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of sign up

1875, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sign up was in 1875

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18 Apr 2021

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“Sign up.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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