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To write your name on something - thesaurus

Synonyms

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

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autograph

noun

a famous person’s name that they sign for someone else to keep

autograph

verb

if someone famous autographs a book, photograph etc, they sign their name on it

cosign

verb

to sign a cheque, contract, formal agreement etc together with another person

cosignatory

noun

formal someone who signs a cheque, contract, formal agreement etc together with another person

countersignatory

noun

a person who countersigns a document

countersignature

noun

an additional signature on a document after someone else has already signed it

initial

verb

to write your initials on a document to show that you agree with what it says

ink

verb

mainly Americaninformal to sign an agreement or contract in ink

John Hancock

noun

Americaninformal your signature

put your name/signature to something

to write your name at the bottom of a document or letter to show that you wrote it or agree with it

robosigning

noun

the practice, especially in financial institutions, of signing large numbers of documents without checking that they are accurate, or by people who do not have the necessary authority

sign

verb

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

sign

verb

if a group or country signs a document, its official representatives sign it to agree to what it says

signatory

noun

a person or organization that has signed an official agreement

signature

noun

a person’s name written in a special way by that person

signature

noun

the action of signing something

sign for

if you sign for a parcel or letter, you show that you have received it by writing your name on a document

signing

noun

the action of agreeing to a contract or another important document by writing your name on it

sign off

to end a letter

sign out

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

sign over

to officially give your property to someone by writing your name on a document

subscribe

verb

formal to sign your name on an official document

subscriber

noun

formal someone who signs their name on a document

tag

noun

informal a piece of graffiti consisting of the artist’s name

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gaslight

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

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Dunning-Kruger effect

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

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