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Translation of "sign" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /sain/
a mark used to mean something; a symbol señal + is the sign for addition.
a notice set up to give information (a shopkeeper’s name, the direction of a town etc) to the public señal, panel, letrero a road sign.
a movement (eg a nod, wave of the hand) used to mean or represent something gesto, seña He made a sign to me to keep still.
a piece of evidence suggesting that something is present or about to come signo There were no signs of life at the house and he was afraid they were away Clouds are often a sign of rain.
signboard noun
a board with a notice letrero, cartelera In the garden was a signboard which read ’House for Sale’.
sign language noun
a system of communicating with people who cannot hear by using hand signals rather than spoken words. Idioma de Signos She communicates in sign language.
signpost noun
a post with a sign on it, showing the direction and distance of places poste indicador We saw a signpost which told us we were 80 kilometres from London.
sign in phrasal verb ( sign out)
to record one’s arrival or departure by writing one’s name firmar el registro, registrarse He signed in at the hotel when he arrived.
sign up phrasal verb
to join an organization or make an agreement to do something etc by writing one’s name inscribirse, matricularse He signed up for the darts competition.
to engage for work by making a legal contract. contratar
(Definition of sign from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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