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Another word for sign

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Noun
  1. Something visible or evident that gives grounds for believing in the existence or presence of something else

      1. One who can give a firsthand account of something seen, heard, or experienced:
      2. One who is called on to testify before a court.
      3. One who is called on to be present at a transaction in order to attest to what takes place.
      1. Something serving as an indication, proof, or expression of something else; a sign:
      2. Something that signifies or evidences authority, validity, or identity:
      3. A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
      1. An indication of a disorder or disease, especially a subjective one such as pain, nausea, or weakness.
      2. A characteristic sign or indication of the existence of something else:
      1. To bring down (the foot) forcibly.
      2. To bring the foot down onto (an object or surface) forcibly.
      3. To cause to be dislodged by stomping the feet:
      1. Meaning or significance, especially of a word.
      2. The action or process of signifying:
      1. A brief record, especially one written down to aid the memory:
      2. A comment or explanation, as on a passage in a text:
      3. A brief informal letter:
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. The act of manifesting.
      2. The state of being manifested.
      3. An indication of the existence, reality, or presence of something:
      1. A pointer or an index.
      2. An instrument used to monitor the operation or condition of an engine, furnace, electrical network, reservoir, or other physical system; a meter or gauge.
      3. The needle, dial, or other registering device on such an instrument.
      1. The act of indicating:
      2. Something that serves to indicate; a sign:
      3. Something indicated as necessary or expedient:
      1. An alphabetized list of names, places, and subjects treated in a printed work, giving the page or pages on which each item is mentioned.
      2. A thumb index.
      3. A table, file, or catalog.
      1. A thing or set of things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgment:
      2. Something indicative; an indication or set of indications:
      3. The means by which an allegation may be proven, such as oral testimony, documents, or physical objects.
      1. A device or emblem worn as an insignia of rank, office, or membership in an organization.
      2. An emblem given as an award or honor.
      3. A characteristic mark or indicative trait:
    See also:

    show

  2. Something that takes the place of words in communicating a thought or feeling

      1. Something serving as an indication, proof, or expression of something else; a sign:
      2. Something that signifies or evidences authority, validity, or identity:
      3. A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
      1. The act of indicating:
      2. Something that serves to indicate; a sign:
      3. Something indicated as necessary or expedient:
      1. A motion of the limbs or body made to express or help express thought or to emphasize speech.
      2. The action of making such a motion or motions:
      3. An act or a remark made as a formality or as a sign of intention or attitude:
      1. The act of expressing, conveying, or representing in words, art, music, or movement; a manifestation:
      2. Something that expresses or communicates:
      3. A symbol or combination of symbols that represents a quantity or a relationship between quantities.
    See also:

    show

  3. An expressive, meaningful bodily movement

    See also:

    express

  4. A usually public posting that conveys a message

      1. A large, usually printed placard, bill, or announcement, often illustrated, that is posted to advertise or publicize something.
      2. An artistic work, often a reproduction of an original painting or photograph, printed on a large sheet of paper.
      3. One that posts bills or notices.
      1. A sign or notice for display in a public place.
      2. A small card or plaque, such as a nameplate on a door.
      3. To announce or advertise by means of placards.
      1. The act of noting or observing; perception or attention:
      2. Respectful attention or consideration:
      3. A written or printed announcement:
      1. A panel for the display of advertisements in public places, such as alongside highways or on the sides of buildings.
      2. The advertisement or message posted on such a panel.
      3. An introductory list of highlights from the program or text that follows, as in a broadcast or magazine.
      1. An itemized list or statement of fees or charges.
      2. A statement or list of particulars, such as a theater program or menu.
      3. The entertainment offered by a theater.
    See also:

    show

  5. A conventional mark used in a writing system

      1. Something that represents something else by association, resemblance, or convention, especially a material object used to represent something invisible:
      2. An instance that typifies a broader pattern or situation:
      3. A printed or written sign used to represent an operation, element, quantity, quality, or relation, as in mathematics or music.
      1. The combination of mental characteristics and behavior that distinguishes a person or group.
      2. The distinguishing nature of something.
      3. Moral strength; integrity:
    See also:

    marks

  6. A phenomenon that serves as a sign or warning of some future good or evil

Verb
  1. To affix one's signature to

      1. To sign one's name at the bottom of (a letter or document).
      1. To pledge or contribute (a sum of money).
      2. To sign (one's name) at the end of a document, especially to attest to or authenticate it.
      3. To sign one's name to (a document) in attestation, testimony, or consent:
      1. To write, print, carve, or engrave (words or letters) on or in a surface.
      2. To mark or engrave (a surface) with words or letters.
      3. To enter (a name) on a list or in a register.
      1. To express approval of or give support to, especially by public statement; sanction:
      2. To recommend (a product), often in exchange for payment, as in an advertisement.
      3. To write one's signature on the back of (a check) to obtain the amount payable or to make the amount payable available to a third party or to the bearer.
      1. A person's own signature or handwriting.
      2. A manuscript in the author's handwriting.
      3. To write one's name or signature on or in; sign:
  2. To make bodily motions so as to convey an idea or complement speech

      1. To make remarkable or conspicuous:
      2. To point out particularly.
      1. An indicator, such as a gesture or colored light, that serves as a means of communication.
      2. A message communicated by such means.
      3. Something that incites action:
      1. The act or process of changing position or place.
      2. A meaningful or expressive change in the position of the body or a part of the body; a gesture.
      3. Active operation:
      1. A motion of the limbs or body made to express or help express thought or to emphasize speech.
      2. The action of making such a motion or motions:
      3. An act or a remark made as a formality or as a sign of intention or attitude:
      1. To make gestures especially while speaking, as for emphasis.
      2. To say or express by gestures.

Idioms:

    sign on

  1. To become a member of

  2. sign over

  3. To change the ownership of (property) by means of a legal document

  4. sign up

  5. To become a member of

Another word for sign

Noun
  1. A signal

  2. An emblem

      1. A usually ornamental tuft, ridge, or similar projection on the head of a bird or other animal.
      2. An elevated, irregularly toothed ridge on the stigmas of certain flowers.
      3. A ridge or an appendage on a plant part, such as on a leaf or petal.
      1. A device or emblem worn as an insignia of rank, office, or membership in an organization.
      2. An emblem given as an award or honor.
      3. A characteristic mark or indicative trait:
      1. A badge of office, rank, membership, or nationality; an emblem.
      2. A distinguishing sign.
    See also:

    emblem

  3. A symbol

      1. Something serving as an indication, proof, or expression of something else; a sign:
      2. Something that signifies or evidences authority, validity, or identity:
      3. A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
      1. A number of people or things having in common traits or characteristics that distinguish them as a group or class:
      2. A person or thing having the features of a group or class:
      3. An example or a model having the ideal features of a group or class; an embodiment:
    See also:

    symbol

Verb
  1. Authorize

      1. To admit the existence or truth of:
      2. To express recognition of; make notice of:
      3. To express gratitude or appreciation for or to:
      1. To support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify:
      2. To reaffirm the establishment of (a reservation or advance arrangement).
      3. To make firmer; strengthen:
      1. To express approval of or give support to, especially by public statement; sanction:
      2. To recommend (a product), often in exchange for payment, as in an advertisement.
      3. To write one's signature on the back of (a check) to obtain the amount payable or to make the amount payable available to a third party or to the bearer.
    See also:

    approve

  2. Indicate

      1. An indicator, such as a gesture or colored light, that serves as a means of communication.
      2. A message communicated by such means.
      3. Something that incites action:
      1. To denote; mean:
      2. To be a sign or indication of; suggest or imply:
      3. To make known, as with a sign or word:
      1. To set forth in words; state:
      2. To manifest or communicate, as by a gesture; show:
      3. To make known the feelings or opinions of (oneself), as by statement or art.
  3. Consecrate

    See also:

    bless

  4. Hire

      1. To provide work to (someone) for pay:
      2. To engage the attention or activity of; occupy:
      3. To put (something) to use or service:
      1. An agreement between two or more parties, especially one that is written and enforceable by law.
      2. The writing or document containing such an agreement.
      3. The branch of law dealing with formal agreements between parties.
      1. To obtain or contract for the services of; employ:
      2. To arrange for the use of; reserve:
      3. To pledge or promise, especially to marry:
    See also:

    hire