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To write your name on something

sign

verb

to write your name on something in your own personal way

endorse

verb

to write your name on the back of a cheque or official document to make it legal

witness

verb

to watch someone sign an official document, and then sign it yourself to state that you have watched them

countersign

verb

to sign a document that someone else has already signed

ratify

verb

to make an agreement official by signing it or formally accepting it

sign in

to write your name on an official list when you arrive at a place

sign on

to write your name or a secret word in order to use a computer

sign on the dotted line

to sign a contract or other legal agreement

with a/the stroke of a pen

used for emphasizing that something important is done by the simple act of signing a document

sign away

if you sign away property or a right to something, you agree that it no longer belongs to you by writing your name on a document

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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clapped-out

old and in bad condition, or no longer effective

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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