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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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As a result of a concern that without a physical and objective sign it may be impossible to demonstrate consent, some writers in the first part of the twelfth century treat a marriage that has not been consummated with sexual intercourse as one lacking the bonum sacramenti and the indissolubility represented by the perfect union of Christ and the church, the model for sacramental marriage.
Importantly, the "tender points" of the ACR criteria are not objective signs.
2%) of asymptomatic patients but those who had objective signs of lichen sclerosus achieved an improvement of at least 75% in subjective and objective global scores, respectively.
Objective signs include depressed affect, psychomotor retardation, and sleep, sex, or appetite disturbances.
Odom showed objective signs of intoxication and was unable to perform field sobriety tests,'' the CHP said in a report.
Patients with > or = 2 anginal attacks per week and objective signs of ischemia with angina during bicycle exercise testing were included.
Our results indicate that nasal irrigations with thermal water had a good effect on endoscopic objective signs, nasal resistances and epithelial trophism.
As Marcia Angell, former editor of The New England Journal of Medicine, observed last year in The New York Review of Books, "there are no objective signs or tests for mental illness .
She urged her colleagues not to order Lyme serologic testing for patients with fatigue, achiness, and other nonspecific symptoms in the absence of accompanying specific, objective signs of infection, such as erythema migrans or arthritis.
The driver displayed objective signs of intoxication," Officer Rachel Archambault said.
Data abstracted was as follows: admission related information, demographics, primary language spoken, and nurse documentation of the three key DV screening factors: (a) patient was physically or sexually assaulted in the last year; (b) patient was afraid at home or in their current environment; and / or (c) patient had objective signs, which included avoidance of caretaker, lack of eye contact, injury not consistent with history, multiple injuries in various stages of healing, and pattern injuries.
Researchers in Germany used MRI technology to look closely at the brain activity of 19 older adults with SMI but no objective signs of cognitive impairment as they performed episodic memory and working memory tasks.
To the best of my knowledge, this is the first trial in which long-term clinical benefits in Alzheimer's patients were accompanied by objective signs of reduced brain degeneration.
The family took her to see a pediatric neurologist, who said there were no objective signs of a problem.
Instead of sending students home and advising medical evaluation, children with complaints related to the outbreak were checked for objective signs of illness like fever or sore throat.
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