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I/you/we/theysign on
he/she/itsigns on
present participlesigning on
past tensesigned on
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  1. 1
    [intransitive] American to agree to do something or to take part in something
    Companies have signed on as business partners with high schools across the country.
    sign on to something: We’re hopeful that they will sign on to this plan.
  2. 3
    [transitive] to employ someone to do a job
    We’ve signed on three new employees.
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