sign·​age | \ ˈsī-nij How to pronounce signage (audio) \

Definition of signage

: signs (as of identification, warning, or direction) or a system of such signs

Examples of signage in a Sentence

Recent airport improvements include more lighting and better signage.
Recent Examples on the Web Birth Announcement Pillows pay tribute to the new arrival inspired by the classic subway signage of the Roaring Twenties. Mark Heim |, al, "July 4th deals on home, bedding from all-American retailers," 29 June 2020 After all, the school wouldn’t have to redo signage at the school and rebrand merchandise like shirts and sweaters. oregonlive, "As protests continue in Portland, Black students at Wilson High reflect on their own struggles against racism," 25 June 2020 Fireworks will be able to be seen from more than a mile away, according to the promotional signage for the event. Ted Dunnam, Houston Chronicle, "Pearland won’t stage fireworks for Fourth," 18 June 2020 To help houses of worship to safely reopen by providing PPE, CDC educational guidance signage, and deep cleaning services as well as technology resources that allow long-term access to live streaming of services for sick and shut-in members. cleveland, "Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund awards nearly $1 million to 18 organizations," 12 June 2020 New signage throughout the museum will indicate how many people are permitted in each space. Lisa Salinas, Dallas News, "Meadows Museum is first major Dallas art museum to set reopening date," 12 June 2020 There will be signage and reminders from zoo staff to maintain 6 feet of physical distance between visitors along pathways, in line for rides and for boarding and seating. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The Milwaukee County Zoo will partially reopen June 13, with safety precautions," 8 June 2020 Ferndale is among many communities installing or thinking about adding partitions, social distance markings, signage and other things in order to serve the public again in person. Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press, "Here's how reopened city halls, libraries will look in metro Detroit," 15 June 2020 The release states signage and floor markings will be in place to help guests maintain proper social distancing. Madeline Mitchell,, "Freedom Center to reopen July 24, with restrictions," 13 June 2020

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First Known Use of signage

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of signage was in 1949

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2 Jul 2020

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“Signage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of signage

: signs or a system of signs used to show information about something (such as a business or a road)

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