Meaning of “sign for sth” - Learner’s Dictionary

sign for sth

UK phrasal verb with sign uk us /saɪn/ verb [ I, T ]

If a player signs for a football team, he signs a formal agreement saying that he will play for that team:

He is hoping to sign for a bigger club when his current contract comes to an end.

(Definition of “sign for sth” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)