Hyphenation of sign

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Definitions of sign:

A perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
He showed signs of strain They welcomed the signs of spring
A public display of a message
He posted signs in all the shop windows
Any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
Signals from the boat suddenly stopped
Structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted
The highway was lined with signboards
(astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
(medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease
There were no signs of asphyxiation
Having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges)
He got the polarity of the battery reversed Charges of opposite sign
An event that is experienced as indicating important things to come
He hoped it was an augury It was a sign from God
A gesture that is part of a sign language
A fundamental linguistic unit linking a signifier to that which is signified
The bond between the signifier and the signified is arbitrary--de Saussure
A character indicating a relation between quantities
Don't forget the minus sign
Mark with one's signature
Write one's name (on) She signed the letter and sent it off Please sign here
Approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation
All parties ratified the peace treaty Have you signed your contract yet?
Be engaged by a written agreement
He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18 The soprano signed to sing the new opera
Engage by written agreement
They signed two new pitchers for the next season
Communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu
Place signs, as along a road
Sign an intersection This road has been signed
Communicate in sign language
I don't know how to sign
So I could not communicate with my deaf cousin
Make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection
Used of the language of the deaf

Synonyms of sign:

adj gestural, signed, sign-language, communicative, communicatory
noun mark, clue, clew, cue
noun communication
noun signal, signaling, communication
noun signboard, structure, construction
nounsign of the zodiac, star sign, mansion, house, planetary house, region, part
noun evidence, grounds
noun polarity, opposition, oppositeness
noun augury, foretoken, preindication, experience
noun gesture, motion
nounlanguage unit, linguistic unit
nounmathematical notation
verb subscribe, write, sign in, sign away, sign over
verb ratify, validate, formalize, formalise
verb contract, undertake
verb contract, sign on, sign up, hire, engage, employ
verb signal, signalize, signalise, communicate, intercommunicate
verb put, set, place, pose, position, lay
verb communicate, intercommunicate
verb bless, gesticulate, gesture, motion

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