sign off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “sign off” in the English Dictionary

"sign off" in British English

See all translations

sign off

phrasal verb with sign uk   us   /saɪn/ verb
  • (FINANCIAL SUPPORT)

UK informal to ​report to a ​government employmentoffice that you now have a ​job and do not need to ​receivebenefit (= ​moneypaid by the ​government)
(Definition of sign off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sign off" in American English

See all translations

sign off

phrasal verb with sign  us   /sɑɪn/ verb
to end a ​conversation or a ​television or ​radiobroadcast
(Definition of sign off from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"sign off" in Business English

See all translations

sign off

phrasal verb with sign uk   us   /saɪn/ verb
to ​stop doing your ​work or another ​activity for a ​period of ​time: Let's ​sign off for the day.
(Definition of sign off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sign off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 暂停工作, 暂停工作(或类似活动)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暫停工作, 暫停工作(或類似活動)…
What is the pronunciation of sign off?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“sign off” in British English

    Word of the Day

    carnival

    (a special occasion or period of) public enjoyment and entertainment involving wearing unusual clothes, dancing, and eating and drinking, usually held in the streets of a city

    Word of the Day

    Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
    Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
    by Liz Walter,
    February 03, 2016
    My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

    Read More 

    farecasting noun
    farecasting noun
    February 08, 2016
    predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

    Read More