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sign

noun

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  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 gesticulation, mime, pantomime, gesture, signalRelated Words 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 glyph, icon (also ikon), character, symbolRelated Words cipher, letter, numeral; hieroglyph, ideogram, pictogram, pictograph; rune


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 autograph, ink, subscribe Related Words sign up; cosign, countersign, endorse (also indorse), register, sign on; inscribe; author, pen, pencil (in), scratch (out), scrawl, scribble; notarize


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