sign translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "sign" - English-Spanish dictionary

See all translations

sign

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)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “sign” in Spanish

Definitions of “sign” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
stretch the truth

to say something that is not completely honest in order to make someone or something seem better than it really is

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

generation pause noun
generation pause noun
July 06, 2015
informal young adults who are not able to do things previously typical for their age group such as buy a home or start a family because of lack of money Meanwhile, a new study released last week revealed a quarter of Brits believe they’ll never own a property, leading them to be

Read More