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 Read more on the Detroit Pistons and sign up for our Pistons newsletter. Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Pistons never had a chance vs. Miami Heat in 3rd straight loss, 117-108," 13 Nov. 2019 Compared with other wars, there weren’t as many Hollywood stars and personalities signing up with the USO to entertain the troops in Vietnam. Bill Corsair, National Review, "The Stars Came Out for the 1st Cavalry in Vietnam," 11 Nov. 2019 The nudge to get Minnesotans signed up for the programs comes ahead of what Farmers’ Almanac has predicted will be a cold, snowy winter. Dana Ferguson, Twin Cities, "With cold temperatures here, Minnesota officials offer reminders about weatherization assistance programs," 11 Nov. 2019 For starters, go to the Rincon Surf School, near Sandy Beach, and sign up for a lesson, which costs $95 per person for a 3-hour group lesson. Iris Van Rynbach,, "Rincon, Puerto Rico, an ideal destination for a family vacation," 10 Nov. 2019 Listen to the Songs Behind 'Heartstrings' For can't-miss news, expert beauty advice, genius home solutions, delicious recipes, and lots more, sign up for the Good Housekeeping newsletter. Heather Finn, Good Housekeeping, "Everything We Know About 'Dolly Parton's Heartstrings' on Netflix," 9 Nov. 2019 Notably, the plan is a limited-time promotion available to the first 100,000 new Qobuz subscribers and existing users who sign up. Chris Eggertsen, Billboard, "Hi-Res Streamer Qobuz Ditches MP3-Quality Music Entirely," 8 Nov. 2019 To sign up to receive more information, visit John Wenzel, The Know, "David Byrne’s experimental new “Theater of the Mind” to world premiere in Denver," 8 Nov. 2019 Dan, formed the Gary Sinise Foundation to aid returning servicemembers, while Michael Humphreys, who played Tom Hanks' character as a child, signed up for the Army and was deployed for 18 months in Anbar Province, Iraq. CBS News, "This week on "Sunday Morning" (November 10)," 7 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of sign up

1875, in the meaning defined above

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16 Nov 2019

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The first known use of sign up was in 1875

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