sign

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsaɪn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/saɪn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sīn)


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sign

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [road, street, traffic, store, warning, chemical] sign
  2. take it as a [good, bad, positive, negative] sign
  3. the [dollar, pound, euro] sign
  4. the [minus, plus, division, multiplication] sign
  5. a [large, small, huge, colorful] sign
  6. a [rude, defiant, victory, V] sign
  7. at the first sign of [trouble, disease, infection]
  8. the [economy, patient, team] is showing signs of [recovery, decline]
  9. there was no sign of the [crook, suspect, child]
  10. the [frost, hail] was the sign of a [harsh, long] winter
  11. her [nod, look, movement] was a sign to [leave, go]
  12. made a [rude, offensive] sign (at)
  13. took it as a sign [to, of, that]
  14. a sign that you have [gone too far, pushed the limits]
  15. a sign from God
  16. am [waiting, looking] for a sign
  17. my [zodiac, star] sign is [Aquarius, Capricorn]
  18. [see, give, make] a sign
  19. [any, no] signs of [recovery, improvement, growth]
  20. signs of [rabies, bird flu, decay, disease]
  21. is a sign of [wealth, respect, maturity, honor]
  22. is a sign of the (changing) times
  23. a sign on a [keyboard, calculator, dashboard]
n as adj
  1. [learn, teach, use] sign language
  2. [communicate, converse, talk] in sign language
v
  1. sign your [name, initials, signature, full name]
  2. sign [a contract, the bill, an agreement]
  3. sign [the petition, our guestbook]
  4. sign for a [package, delivery]
  5. sign and [date, return, submit]
  6. sign [below, here, in the space provided, on the dotted line]
  7. [please, don't forget to] sign
  8. sign into law
  9. signed his life away
  10. signing to [one another, each other]
  11. deaf [children, people, couple] were signing
  12. sign for [help, assistance]
  13. sign towards the [door, exit]
  14. sign in [at the desk, up front, online, at work]
  15. sign up for the [service, newsletter, account]
  16. sign out [before leaving, at work, from your account]
  17. sign off on the [job, bill, work]
  18. sign a [player, defender, goalkeeper]
  19. signed for [$15,000,000, a record amount]
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