Sign in a sentence as a noun

In her sign off piece, PJ notes: "Not that anyone seems to follow any laws that get in their way these days.

I've had hundreds of people sign up for paid accounts and only two have had trouble to the point of asking for help.

It's just reading about it that frustrates me, which is definitely a sign I should be doing less of it.

So I stood up and said "please escort me out the door, starting immediately I am resigning.

I guess we were looking for some sign that someone somewhere is pulling for us. During the first hour this post was up I hovered over the delete more than once.

Whenever I see a button that says "sign in with Facebook," I just close the tab immediately.

I think the sign of a good technologist is less about how super smart they are and more about how they approach solving real world problems.

Sign in a sentence as a verb

If your landlord was interested in running a tenement home/boarding house/hotel, they wouldn't sign you into a year-long lease.

But it is an encouraging sign that courts are able to adapt to the times and is thus a highly positive development.

We all know he signed that lease specifically to run a pseudo-hotel business under the guise of an Airbnb profile.

Told it would be "insubordination" not to sign this "official version of events", even though it was full of factual inaccuracies.

Such copying is deemed fair because, while not significantly impairing the true commercial rights of copyright holders, it furthers the progress of arts and science.

It's kind of questionable that a one-paragraph throwaway rant like this has hit the front page of HN. But if that indicates that a lot of people around here have burned their facebook accounts, or are planning to, that would be a hopeful sign for civilization.

They'd have to negotiate and sign compliance agreements with a raft of DRM providers just to be fully standards-compliant and interoperable.

Sign in a sentence as an adjective

So I pushed on them "why this strict timing" and after many signed documents and stuff I don't really want to know I showed them we could build a device driver interface that allowed them to achieve their needed result.

The stock icons look outright ugly; interfaces like the call-answer screen and the calculator look poorly designed, and everything has the sense that it just needs another run or two through the review process.

For example, adaptive clinical trials have been known to be theoretically superior to the Phase I/II/III design for 15 years, yet are still in limbo[1] at the FDA; their proponents are still banned from trying them out.

Why is the letter A transmitting, when it's actually about receiving?So not to sound like a complete ***, here's what I would've used instead - a gear for preferences, a "power off/on" symbol for logout, a simple blank page with a plus sign for "new", some sort of inbox or even an envelope for "notifications".

I was berated for how much time and money was wasted on getting me ready for employment, and I replied I was promised repeatedly that I would not have to sign away my rights, and this was absolutely a deal breaker and I didn't appreciate being told repeatedly this would be honored until the very last minute.

Why, when these leaders are allowed to lord it over us as they see fit, should they suddenly develop scruples in gathering information that only serves to enhance their power to do what we are already letting them do without so much as a peep of principled opposition?Privacy is in significant peril, and it is a serious loss when Groklaw goes down over this issue.

Sign definitions


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"

See also: mark


a public display of a message; "he posted signs in all the shop windows"


any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message; "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"

See also: signal signaling


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

See also: signboard


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

See also: mansion house


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


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"

See also: polarity


an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come; "he hoped it was an augury"; "it was a sign from God"

See also: augury foretoken preindication


a gesture that is part of a sign language


a fundamental linguistic unit linking a signifier to that which is signified; "The bond between the signifier and the signified is arbitrary"--de Saussure


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


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

See also: subscribe


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

See also: ratify


be engaged by a written agreement; "He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18"; "The soprano signed to sing the new opera"


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

See also: contract


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"

See also: signal signalize signalise


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


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


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

See also: bless


used of the language of the deaf

See also: gestural signed