Textual thesaurus for "sign"

(adj) gestural, sign-language, signed

used of the language of the deaf

(noun) signboard

structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted

the highway was lined with signboards

(noun) mark

a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)

he showed signs of strain; they welcomed the signs of spring

(noun) signal, signaling

any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message

signals from the boat suddenly stopped

(noun) augury, foretoken, preindication

an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come

he hoped it was an augury; it was a sign from God

(noun) planetary house, sign of the zodiac, star sign, house, mansion

(astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided

(noun) polarity

having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges)

he got the polarity of the battery reversed; charges of opposite sign

(verb) bless

make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection; consecrate

(verb) subscribe

mark with one's signature; write one's name (on)

She signed the letter and sent it off; Please sign here

(verb) signal, signalise, signalize

communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs

He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture; The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu

(verb) sign on, sign up, contract

engage by written agreement

They signed two new pitchers for the next season

(verb) ratify

approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation

All parties ratified the peace treaty; Have you signed your contract yet?