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verb sign pronunciation in British English /saɪn/
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present tense
I/you/we/theysign
he/she/itsigns
present participlesigning
past tensesigned
past participlesigned
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to write your name on something in your own personal way

    Just sign here.

    You haven’t signed Rory’s birthday card yet.

    sign an autograph:

    Players from both teams were signing autographs before the game.

    1. a.
      to write your full name on a document to show that you agree with what is written in it

      Please sign and date the form.

      The contract must be signed before we can proceed with the work.

      sign something with someone:

      The team has signed a special agreement with the players.

    2. b.
  2. 2

    sign

    or

    sign up

    [transitive] to officially employ someone to work for a particular organization

    The team needs to sign several replacement players.

    sign someone to/for something:

    Within months, the group was signed to a major record company.

  3. 3
    [intransitive/transitive] to communicate using sign language

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