Translation of "sign" - English-Russian dictionary


noun [ C ] uk /saɪn/ us

B1 something that shows that something is happening

признак, примета
Flowers are the first sign of Spring.
[ + (that) ] It's a sign that things are improving.
Staff are showing signs of strain.

A2 a symbol or message in a public place that gives information or instructions

вывеска, объявление, указатель
a road sign
a 'no-smoking' sign

B2 a symbol that has a particular meaning

знак, обозначение
a dollar/pound sign
the sign of the cross

B1 a movement you make to give someone information or tell them what to do

жест, знак → See also star sign

(Translation of “sign noun” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)