Meaning of SIGN in English


vi to be a sign or omen.

2. sign ·noun to make a sign upon; to mark with a sign.

3. sign ·noun any character, as a flat, sharp, dot, ·etc.

4. sign ·noun the twelfth part of the ecliptic or zodiac.

5. sign ·noun to assign or convey formally;

— used with away.

6. sign ·noun a military emblem carried on a banner or a standard.

7. sign ·noun to mark; to make distinguishable.

8. sign ·vi to make a sign or signal; to communicate directions or intelligence by signs.

9. sign ·vi to write one's name, ·esp. as a token of assent, responsibility, or obligation.

10. sign ·noun to affix a signature to; to ratify by hand or seal; to subscribe in one's own handwriting.

11. sign ·noun an objective evidence of disease; that is, one appreciable by some one other than the patient.

12. sign ·noun a motion, an action, or a gesture by which a thought is expressed, or a command or a wish made known.

13. sign ·noun a word or a character regarded as the outward manifestation of thought; as, words are the sign of ideas.

14. sign ·noun any symbol or emblem which prefigures, typifles, or represents, an idea; a type; hence, sometimes, a picture.

15. sign ·noun something serving to indicate the existence, or preserve the memory, of a thing; a token; a memorial; a monument.

xvi. sign ·noun that by which anything is made known or represented; that which furnishes evidence; a mark; a token; an indication; a proof.

xvii. sign ·noun a remarkable event, considered by the ancients as indicating the will of some deity; a prodigy; an omen.

xviii. sign ·noun to represent by a sign; to make known in a typical or emblematic manner, in distinction from speech; to signify.

xix. sign ·noun hence, one of the gestures of pantomime, or of a language of a signs such as those used by the north american indians, or those used by the deaf and dumb.

xx. sign ·noun an event considered by the jews as indicating the divine will, or as manifesting an interposition of the divine power for some special end; a miracle; a wonder.

xxi. sign ·noun a character indicating the relation of quantities, or an operation performed upon them; as, the sign + (plus); the sign — (minus); the sign of division ?, and the like.

xxii. sign ·noun that which, being external, stands for, or signifies, something internal or spiritual;

— a term used in the church of england in speaking of an ordinance considered with reference to that which it represents.

xxiii. sign ·noun a lettered board, or other conspicuous notice, placed upon or before a building, room, shop, or office to advertise the business there transacted, or the name of the person or firm carrying it on; a publicly displayed token or notice.

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