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Definizione monolingua e traduzione sign

Inglese grammatica



sign (third-person singular simple present signs, present participle signing, simple past and past participle signed)

  1. (transitive) To write ones signature on (a document), thus showing authorship.
    I forgot to sign that letter to my aunt.
  2. (transitive) To give legal consent by writing ones signature.
    Im not signing anything without my lawyer present.
  3. (transitive) To persuade to sign a contract.
    It was a great month. I managed to sign three major players.
  4. (intransitive) To write ones signature somewhere.
    Please sign on the dotted line.
  5. (intransitive) (colloquial) To give autographs.
    Im sorry, I dont sign.
  6. (intransitive) To communicate using sign language.
    Im learning to sign so I can talk to my new neighbor.
  7. (transitive) To communicate using (sign langauge).
    The chimp was taught to sign ASL.

sign (plural signs)

  1. (sometimes also used uncountably) A visible indication.
    Their angry expressions were a clear sign they didnt want to talk.
    Those clouds show signs of raining soon.
    Those clouds show little sign of raining soon.
    Signs of disease are objective, whereas symptoms are subjective.
  2. A clearly visible object, generally flat, bearing a short message in words or pictures.
    The sign in the window said ""for rent"".
  3. A traffic sign.
    I missed the sign at the corner so I took the wrong turn.
  4. A meaningful gesture.
    I gave them a thumbs-up sign.
  5. Any of several specialized non-alphabetic symbols.
    The sharp sign indicates that the pitch of the note is raised a half step.
  6. (astrology) An astrological sign.
    Your sign is Taurus? Thats no surprise.
  7. (mathematics) Positive or negative polarity.
    I got the magnitude right, but the sign was wrong.
  8. A linguistic unit in sign language equivalent to word in spoken languages.
    Whats the sign for ""computer""?
  9. (uncountable) sign language in general
    Sorry, I dont know sign very well.
  10. An omen.
    ""Its a sign of the end of the world,"" the doom prophet said.
  11. (medicine) A property of the body that indicates a disease and, unlike a symptom, is unlikely to be noticed by the patient.
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