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signpost

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noun sign·post \ˈsīn-ˌpōst\

Definition of signpost

  1. 1 :  a post (as at the fork of a road) with signs on it to direct travelers

  2. 2 :  guide, beacon

  3. 3 :  sign, indication

Examples of signpost in a Sentence

  1. The signpost says it is 10 miles to the city.

First Known Use of signpost

1597


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signpost

verb sign·post

Definition of signpost

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to provide with or as if with signposts or guides

Examples of signpost in a Sentence

  1. The road from here to London is well signposted.

First Known Use of signpost

1884


SIGNPOST Defined for English Language Learners

signpost

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Definition of signpost for English Language Learners

  • : a sign beside a road showing the direction and distance to a place

signpost

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Definition of signpost for English Language Learners

  • : to provide (something) with signposts or guides


SIGNPOST Defined for Kids

signpost

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noun sign·post \ˈsīn-ˌpōst\

Definition of signpost for Students

  1. :  a post with a sign or signs (as for directing travelers)



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