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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theysign out
he/she/itsigns out
present participlesigning out
past tensesigned out
past participlesigned out
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to write your name on an official list when you leave a place
    sign someone out:

    I’ll sign both of us out.

  2. 2
    [transitive] if you sign out an object or a vehicle, you write your name on an official list to show that you have borrowed or hired it

    I’ll sign out a laptop for the weekend.

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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