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3 definitions found
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Sign \Sign\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Signed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Signing.] [OE. seinen to bless, originally, to make the
sign of the cross over; in this sense fr. ASS. segnian (from
segn, n.), or OF. seignier, F. signer, to mark, to sign (in
sense 3), fr. L. signare to mark, set a mark upon, from
signum. See Sign, n.]
1. To represent by a sign; to make known in a typical or
emblematic manner, in distinction from speech; to signify.
I signed to Browne to make his retreat. --Sir W.
2. To make a sign upon; to mark with a sign.
We receive this child into the congregation of
Christ's flock, and do sign him with the sign of the
cross. --Bk. of Com
3. To affix a signature to; to ratify by hand or seal; to
subscribe in one's own handwriting.
Inquire the Jew's house out, give him this deed,
And let him sign it. --Shak.
4. To assign or convey formally; -- used with away.
5. To mark; to make distinguishable. --Shak.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: having a handwritten signature; "a signed letter" [ant:
2: used of the language of the deaf [syn: gestural, sign(a),
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
37 Moby Thesaurus words for "signed":
accepted, acknowledged, admitted, affirmed, agreed, allowed,
approved, arranged, authenticated, avowed, certified, compacted,
conceded, confessed, confirmed, contracted, countersigned,
covenanted, endorsed, engaged, granted, notarized, professed,
promised, ratified, received, recognized, sealed, settled, stamped,
stipulated, sworn and affirmed, sworn to, undertaken, underwritten,
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