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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • sign|board — «SYN BRD, BOHRD», noun. a board having a sign, notice, or advertisement on it; billboard …   Useful english dictionary

  • sign·board — /ˈsaınˌboɚd/ noun, pl boards [count] : a board with writing or a picture on it that gives information about something (such as a business) …   Useful english dictionary

  • sign — [sīn] n. [ME signe < OFr < L signum, a mark, token, prob. < base of secare, to cut (see SAW1): orig. sense prob. “incised mark”] 1. something that indicates a fact, quality, etc.; indication; token [black as a sign of mourning] 2. a) a… …   English World dictionary

  • Sign — Sign, n. [F. signe, L. signum; cf. AS. segen, segn, a sign, standard, banner, also fr. L. signum. Cf. {Ensign}, {Resign}, {Seal} a stamp, {Signal}, {Signet}.] That by which anything is made known or represented; that which furnishes evidence; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sign manual — Sign Sign, n. [F. signe, L. signum; cf. AS. segen, segn, a sign, standard, banner, also fr. L. signum. Cf. {Ensign}, {Resign}, {Seal} a stamp, {Signal}, {Signet}.] That by which anything is made known or represented; that which furnishes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sign — n 1 Sign, mark, token, badge, note, symptom can denote a sensible and usually visible indication by means of which something not outwardly apparent or obvious is made known or revealed. Sign is the most comprehensive of these terms, being… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • sign — [n1] indication, evidence assurance, augury, auspice, badge, beacon, bell, caution, clue, divination, flag, flash, foreboding, foreknowledge, foreshadowing, foretoken, forewarning, gesture, giveaway, handwriting on wall*, harbinger, herald, high… …   New thesaurus

  • sign — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sth that shows that sth exists/may happen ADJECTIVE ▪ classic, clear, definite, distinct, obvious, real, sure, telltale, unmistakable …   Collocations dictionary

  • sign — [[t]saɪn[/t]] n. 1) a token; indication: Bowing is a sign of respect[/ex] 2) a conventional mark, figure, or symbol used as an abbreviation for the word or words it represents 3) a motion or gesture used to express or convey information, an idea …   From formal English to slang

  • sign — n. & v. n. 1 a a thing indicating or suggesting a quality or state etc.; a thing perceived as indicating a future state or occurrence (violence is a sign of weakness; shows all the signs of decay). b a miracle evidencing supernatural power; a… …   Useful english dictionary


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