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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

References in periodicals archive ?
Depending on the history of bleeding this can be interpreted as a hard or a soft sign, but this differentiation was not made on the request forms.
Thus, we can identify this item with MariE tartas 'Ball, kugelformig', or possibly its MariW form tartas if the final soft sign represents frontness of the second-syllable vowel.
Our study of exploration of vascular injuries is purely based upon clinical assessment, means soft signs of vascular injuries.
Our results are in line with those by Guz and Aygun (24) who investigated the relationship of NSS between patients with OCD and the control group using the Physical And Neurological Examination for Soft Signs (PANESS) scale (31) and found that there were no significant differences between the patient and control groups in NSS except for graphesthesia, 2-point discrimination, and total PANESS scores.
Compton MT, Bollini AM, McKenzie Mack L, Kryda AD, Rutland J, Weiss PS, Bercu Z, Esterberg ML, Walker EF Neurological soft signs and minor physical anomalies in patients with schizophrenia and related disorders, their first-degree biological relatives, and non-psychiatric controls.
Diagnosis of arterial trauma (3) Hard signs Soft signs Active bleed History of bleed or shock Expanding pulsatile haematoma Stable haematoma Absent pulses Pulse discrepancy Ischaemic limb Associated nerve injury Machinery murmur Bruit Table II.
At any one moment, there are three or four infants and toddlers with soft signs of developmental delay circulating in my subconscious.
This article discusses selected aspects of treatment outcome and its prediction in schizophrenia, focusing particularly on early treatment response, ethnicity, neurological soft signs, and the predictive value of a discriminant functional analysis model utilising a combination of putative predictors.
Briefly, our subset consists of African-American children born between 1959 and 1962 whose mothers supplied written informed consent to participate in a study investigating the association between the presence of neurologic soft signs (abnormal motor or sensory function without evidence of a localized lesion) at 7 years of age and intelligence and psychiatric disorders in late adolescence (Pine et al.
What this statement is saying is that if you only have soft signs of AOM--but you don't have the strict criteria it is an option not to give antibiotics.
Results: There were seven patients in whom hard signs and eleven patients with soft signs were missed, five patients were diagnosed to have a major arterial injury but because of non availability of surgeons with experience in vascular trauma had adverse outcome.
The present study aimed to evaluate the status of schizotypy, neurological soft signs (NSS), and cognitive functions as vulnerability markers for schizophrenia; and to investigate the value of combining vulnerability markers in risk prediction.
Combat veterans with PTSD had significantly higher scores on the assessments of neurologic soft signs than did combat veterans without PTSD.
One of the depressed patients also had developed an intractable atypical facial pain syndrome; another had neurologic soft signs, he said.