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Noun
Something which indicates the probable presence or occurrence of something else
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“Your reaction to your recent birthday may be a sign that you are dissatisfied with your life in more general terms.”
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Something regarded as an indication of what is going to happen
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“The lack of interest should be interpreted as a sign that the business plan is impractical.”
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A symbol or word used to represent an operation, instruction, concept, or object
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“The linguistic sign is neither conceptual nor phonic, neither thought nor sound.”
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A gesture or action used to convey information or an instruction
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“She threw her arms out to receive me as a sign of friendship and affection.”
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A notice on public display that gives information or instructions in a written or symbolic form
“A sign by the path warned all joggers and walkers to keep to the well-lit areas.”
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A physical trace of the presence of something, either past or present
“Rangers are always on the lookout for any sign of life in the forest.”
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A small, flat piece of metal or other material bearing a name or inscription
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An object or feature that is easily seen and used to establish one's location
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A quality or feature regarded as a characteristic or inherent part of someone or something
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A written or printed announcement
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An illuminating realization or discovery
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A word used to gain admittance or to gain access to information
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Any of the twelve astrological signs
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A light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide at sea, on an airfield, etc
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The smallest amount
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A warning or proviso of specific stipulations, conditions, or limitations
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Constructed language
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An adhesive label or decal
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Something that makes a treatment inadvisable
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An extraordinary and welcome event that is not explicable by natural or scientific laws and is therefore attributed to a divine agency
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A recognizable pattern of signs, symptoms and/or behaviors
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A word or phrase expressing a person's or group's core aim or belief
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Text, typically highlighted or in large font, used to declare a name or section of something
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A mark impressed on a surface
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A mark used as an indicator
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To write one's name as a signature for purposes of identification or authorization
“He would sign the letter with a heart and then write his name in huge letters across the bottom.”
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To authorize (a document) by attaching a signature
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“Unfortunately, my prospective employers needed a copy of my degree before they could sign the contract.”
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To employ or engage someone by signing a contract with them
“We've just managed to sign the best player in the league!”
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To use gestures to convey information or instructions
“She would sign at me from a distance, desperately trying to tell me something.”
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To countersign a check
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To fill in its entirety
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To insert or introduce
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To give or assign a date to a document that is earlier than the current date, to antedate
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Contribute or undertake to contribute a certain sum of money to a fund, project, or cause, typically on a regular basis
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To enter into a formal and legally binding agreement
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To show (information, etc) in written form
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To be or give a sign or symptom of
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Appear attractive or inviting
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(arrive at) To reach (a conclusion or decision)
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To mark items on a list
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