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sign

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sign

  1. 1 a movement of the body or limbs that expresses or emphasizes an idea or feeling made a sign for the audience to be quiet Synonyms of sign gesticulation, mime, pantomime, gesture, signalWords Related to sign beck, beckon, flourish, shrug, wave; body language, posture; indication, motion; sign language

  2. 2 a written or printed mark that is meant to convey information to the reader an “and” sign Synonyms of sign glyph, icon (also ikon), character, symbolWords Related to sign cipher, letter, numeral; hieroglyph, ideogram, pictogram, pictograph; rune

Synonym Discussion of sign

sign, mark, token, note, symptom mean a discernible indication of what is not itself directly perceptible. sign applies to any indication to be perceived by the senses or the reason.
    • encouraging signs for the economy
mark suggests something impressed on or inherently characteristic of a thing often in contrast to general outward appearance.
    • a mark of a good upbringing
token applies to something that serves as a proof of something intangible.
    • this gift is a token of our esteem
note suggests a distinguishing mark or characteristic.
    • a note of irony in her writing
symptom suggests an outward indication of an internal change or condition.
    • rampant crime is a symptom of that city's decay

sign

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sign

  1. to write one's name on (as a document) you'll have to sign the contract for it to be legal Synonyms of sign autograph, ink, subscribe Words Related to sign sign up; cosign, countersign, endorse (also indorse), register, sign on; inscribe; author, pen, pencil (in), scratch (out), scrawl, scribble; notarize



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