Meaning of SIGNPOST in English

SIGNPOST

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.).

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.