Meaning of SIGNPOST in English

SIGNPOST

I. ˈsīn-ˌpōst noun

Date: 1620

1. : a post (as at the fork of a road) with signs on it to direct travelers

2. : guide , beacon

3. : sign , indication

II. transitive verb

Date: 1895

: to provide with or as if with signposts or guides

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.