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present tense
I/you/we/theysign on
he/she/itsigns on
present participlesigning on
past tensesigned on
past participlesigned on

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  1. 1
    [intransitive] to write your name or a secret word in order to use a computer

    You need your password to sign on.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to employ someone to do a job

    We've signed on three new members of staff.

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