sign off

verb
Updated on: 10 Jan 2018

Definition of sign off

intransitive verb
1 : to announce the end of something (such as a message or broadcast)
2 : to approve or acknowledge something by or as if by a signature
  • sign off on a memo

sign-off

play \ˈsī-ˌnȯf\ noun

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First Known Use of sign off

1923


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