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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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A high index of suspicion for melanoma should exist with lesions that begin under the nail and extend outward onto healthy skin around the nail (Hutchinson's sign), if there is variability in the pigmentation of the band, if the pigmented band is widening or growing, or if there is bleeding or signs of ulceration, Dr.
Prognostic value of Hutchinson's sign in acute herpes zoster ophthalmicus.
If there is no clue to the etiology of a pigmented band, the decision to perform a biopsy for diagnosis and treatment depends on five factors: the width of the pigmented band, the anatomical location of the band on the nail plate, the site of melanin production in the matrix, the presence or absence of periungual spread of pigmentation (Hutchinson's sign), and the presence or absence of partial nail dystrophy, said Dr.
Hutchinson's sign as a marker of ocular involvement in HIV-positive patients with herpes zoster ophthalmicus.
(2) Such cutaneous involvement along the distribution of the nasociliary nerve is called Hutchinson's sign. It should prompt a complete ophthalmologic evaluation, as it did with our patient.