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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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There are no rational explanations behind the property of stones; the theories dealing with the healing properties of stones mostly involves planets, stars, zodiacal signs and the supposed influences of these on a person's life.
The constellation of 12 zodiacal signs comes to life on the stage symbolising the divine plan.
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He followed this statement with descriptions of the equinoxes and solstices and explained that the Chaldaeans of southern Mesopotamia broke the year in the same way but slightly displaced the accompanying zodiacal signs.
4) She also notes that the two zodiacal signs figure prominently in the horoscope of Cosimo's election as Duke of Florence on 9 January 1537, the astrological chart for which reveals that on that day the ascendant was in Aries and the sun and Mars were in conjunction in Capricorn near the mid-heaven.
Appendix I is the edition of an Arabic text, included at the end of manuscripts of the western recension, which lists without comment the climes of the earth and the planets and zodiacal signs corresponding to them.
Comets played important roles, for example, as portents of natural and political upheavals, and much depended on their attributes of shape, color, direction of their tales, and their conjunctions with zodiacal signs.
6) This kind of composition was also known to Rabel, who designed, for example, several musician figures made from musical instruments, and an astrologer costumed in three dimensional representations of the zodiacal signs.