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English definition of “sign”

sign

verb (BODY MOVEMENT)    /saɪn/
[T or I] to give an order or information, or make a request, using hand and body movements: [+ to infinitive] He signed for/to the waiter to bring him another drink. [+ that] He signed to the waiter that he wanted another drink.Gestures and gesturing in general [I or T] to use sign language (= language used by people who cannot hear or talk)Signs, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbolsGestures and gesturing in general
(Definition of sign verb (BODY MOVEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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