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Synonyms for sign

Synonyms for sign

something visible or evident that gives grounds for believing in the existence or presence of something else

something that takes the place of words in communicating a thought or feeling

an expressive, meaningful bodily movement

a usually public posting that conveys a message

a conventional mark used in a writing system

a phenomenon that serves as a sign or warning of some future good or evil

to affix one's signature to

to make bodily motions so as to convey an idea or complement speech

sign on: to become a member of

sign over: to change the ownership of (property) by means of a legal document

sign up: to become a member of

Synonyms for sign

a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)


Related Words

structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted

(astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided

(medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease

having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges)

an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come

a gesture that is part of a sign language

a fundamental linguistic unit linking a signifier to that which is signified

a character indicating a relation between quantities

mark with one's signature

approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation

engage by written agreement

communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs

place signs, as along a road

communicate in sign language

make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection


used of the language of the deaf

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Characteristic Viral Croup Epiglottitis Age 3 months to 5 years Any age Organism Viral H influenzae Incidence Common Rare Clinical Gradual, mild, barky Sudden onset, presentation cough, low fever drooling, sitting forward, high fever Physical exam Respiratory distress, Toxic appearance, inspiratory stridor "hot potato voice" Radiographic AP projection, Lateral projection, projection and steeple sign thumb sign associated sign Treatment Humidification, Epiglottitis protocol racemic epinephrine
Earlier, addressing the party workers' convention here, Kh Asif said that the PML-N government struggling to ensure sanctity of votes, saying that one thumb sign of a voter could change the destiny of the nation, not the finger of any umpire.
QUETTA -- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to use thumb sign technology in collaboration with the NADRA to trace counterfeit votes if these are cast during polling.