Meaning of SIGNPOST in English
n. & v.
n. 1 a post erected at a crossroads with arms indicating the direction to and sometimes also the distance from various places. 2 a means of guidance; an indication.
v.tr. 1 provide with a signpost or signposts. 2 indicate (a course of action, direction, etc.).
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012