Explicație sign în Dicționarul Englez Englez

sign

(sīn )

substantiv
structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted
"the highway was lined with signboards"

substantiv
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"

substantiv
any communication that encodes a message
"signals from the boat suddenly stopped"

substantiv
a public display of a (usually written) message
"he posted signs in all the shop windows"

substantiv
a character indicating a relation between quantities
"don''t forget the minus sign"

substantiv
a gesture that is part of a sign language
substantiv
a fundamental linguistic unit linking a signifier to that which is signified
"The bond between the signifier and the signified is arbitrary"
--de Saussure
substantiv
an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come
"he hoped it was an augury"
"it was a sign from God"

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

substantiv
(medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease
"there were no signs of asphixiation"

verb
make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection
consecrate
verb
be engaged by a written agreement
"He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18
"
"The soprano signed to sing the new opera"

verb
communicate in sign language
"I don''t know how to sign, so I could not communicate with my deaf cousin"

verb
mark with one''s signature
write one''s name (on)
"She signed the letter and sent it off"
"Please sign here"

verb
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
place signs, as along a road
"sign an intersection"
"This road has been signed"

verb
engage by written agreement
"They signed two new pitchers for the next season"

verb
approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation
"All parties ratified the peace treaty"
"Have you signed your contract yet?"





Sinonime:
(substantiv) augury, foretoken, house, mansion, mark, polarity, signal, signboard
(verb) bless, contract, ratify, signalize, subscribe