sign up

verb
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 Applicants can also sign up to be selected as standby viewers who fill in if viewing spots become available. Anchorage Daily News, "Want a close-up view of Alaska’s famous McNeil River bears? Applications are due soon.," 21 Feb. 2020 To get a sense of our range, preferences and requirements, check out our op-ed section, follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or sign up for our daily Opinion newsletter. USA Today, "How to submit a column," 20 Feb. 2020 Teams of lawyers across the U.S. have been signing up clients by the hundreds to sue the Boy Scouts. CBS News, "Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy due to sex abuse lawsuits," 18 Feb. 2020 Updated on February 11, 2020 to add: To go on the Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance ride, parkgoers must sign up for a boarding group via the Disneyland mobile app. Drake Wilson, Sunset Magazine, "Star Wars Newbie Reviews Disneyland’s Newest Attraction: Rise of the Resistance," 11 Feb. 2020 Already have an account?’ below the sign up form and then log in there with your Macworld digital magazine app credentials. Pcworld Staff, PCWorld, "PCWorld's February Digital Magazine: Windows 7 is dead," 5 Feb. 2020 You and your date can sign up or simply go as spectators. David Lindquist, Indianapolis Star, "13 romantic things to do on Valentine's Day for every mood and couple," 5 Feb. 2020 Get some action on this tournament by signing up and betting at BetMGM. Esten Mclaren, USA TODAY Sportsbook Wire, "AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am odds, predictions, picks and PGA Tour best bets," 4 Feb. 2020 After signing up, customers pay their utility bill through Arcadia, which will calculate the credits or savings that the remote solar panels generate and apply that to the customer's bill. Roberto Baldwin, Car and Driver, "Buy an Audi e-tron EV, Get a Free Solar Power Subscription," 4 Feb. 2020

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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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23 Feb 2020

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“Sign up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sign%20up. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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