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countersigns

noun
plural of countersign

Synonyms of countersigns

(Entry 1 of 2)

a word or phrase that must be spoken by a person in order to pass a guard
  • the guard demanded the countersign

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countersigns

verb
present tense third-person singular of countersign

Synonyms of countersigns (Entry 2 of 2)

as in registers, endorses

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“Countersigns.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/countersigns. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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