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English definition of “sign”

sign

verb (WRITE)    /saɪn/
B1 [I or T] to write your name, usually on a written or printed document, to show that you agree with its contents or have written or created it yourself: to sign a letter/cheque/contract/lease/agreement Sign here, please. He signed his name at the end of the letter. [+ obj + noun ] He signed himself 'Mark Taylor'. She said the painting was by Picasso, but it wasn't signed.Signing and signatures [T] in sport, to make a legal written agreement to employ a player: The football club has just signed a new player.Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
(Definition of sign verb (WRITE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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