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Synonyms for (noun) sign

Synonyms: sign, signboard Definition: structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted Usage: the highway was lined with signboards

Similar words: structure, construction Definition: a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts Usage: the structure consisted of a series of arches; she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons

Synonyms: sign, mark Definition: a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened) Usage: he showed signs of strain; they welcomed the signs of spring

Similar words: cue, clew, clue Definition: evidence that helps to solve a problem

Synonyms: sign, signal, signaling Definition: any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message Usage: signals from the boat suddenly stopped

Similar words: communication Definition: something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

Synonyms: sign Definition: a public display of a message Usage: he posted signs in all the shop windows

Similar words: communication Definition: something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

Synonyms: sign Definition: a character indicating a relation between quantities Usage: don't forget the minus sign

Similar words: mathematical notation Definition: a notation used by mathematicians

Synonyms: sign Definition: a gesture that is part of a sign language

Similar words: gesture, motion Definition: the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals

Synonyms: sign Definition: a fundamental linguistic unit linking a signifier to that which is signified Usage: The bond between the signifier and the signified is arbitrary--de Saussure

Similar words: linguistic unit, language unit Definition: one of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed

Synonyms: augury, foretoken, sign, preindication Definition: an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come Usage: he hoped it was an augury; it was a sign from God

Similar words: experience Definition: an event as apprehended Usage: a surprising experience; that painful experience certainly got our attention

Synonyms: planetary house, sign, sign of the zodiac, star sign, house, mansion Definition: (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided

Similar words: region, part Definition: the extended spatial location of something Usage: the farming regions of France; religions in all parts of the world; regions of outer space

Synonyms: polarity, sign Definition: having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges) Usage: he got the polarity of the battery reversed; charges of opposite sign

Similar words: oppositeness, opposition Definition: the relation between opposed entities

Synonyms: sign Definition: (medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease Usage: there were no signs of asphyxiation

Similar words: grounds, evidence Definition: your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief Usage: the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling

Synonyms for (verb) sign

Synonyms: bless, sign Definition: make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection; consecrate

Similar words: gesticulate, gesture, motion Definition: show, express or direct through movement Usage: He gestured his desire to leave

Synonyms: sign Definition: be engaged by a written agreement Usage: He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18; The soprano signed to sing the new opera

Similar words: undertake, contract Definition: enter into a contractual arrangement

Synonyms: sign Definition: communicate in sign language Usage: I don't know how to sign, so I could not communicate with my deaf cousin

Similar words: communicate, intercommunicate Definition: transmit thoughts or feelings Usage: He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist

Synonyms: sign, subscribe Definition: mark with one's signature; write one's name (on) Usage: She signed the letter and sent it off; Please sign here

Similar words: write Definition: communicate or express by writing Usage: Please write to me every week

Synonyms: sign, signal, signalise, signalize Definition: communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs Usage: He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture; The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu

Similar words: communicate, intercommunicate Definition: transmit thoughts or feelings Usage: He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist

Synonyms: sign Definition: place signs, as along a road Usage: sign an intersection; This road has been signed

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: sign, sign on, sign up, contract Definition: engage by written agreement Usage: They signed two new pitchers for the next season

Similar words: hire, employ, engage Definition: engage or hire for work Usage: They hired two new secretaries in the department; How many people has she employed?

Synonyms: sign, ratify Definition: approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation Usage: All parties ratified the peace treaty; Have you signed your contract yet?

Similar words: formalise, formalize, validate Definition: declare or make legally valid

Synonyms for (adjective) sign

Synonyms: gestural, sign, sign-language, signed Definition: used of the language of the deaf

Similar words: communicative, communicatory Definition: able or tending to communicate Usage: was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew- W.M.Thackeray