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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 ?
The highest progress by 2 points was recorded at hand flexion on the forearm, leg retraction and head suspension, and the lowest by 1 point was recorded at the others (posture, leg dorsiflexion, arm retraction, popliteal angle, heel to ear, scarf sign, ventral suspension).
Posture 2 3 Hand flexion on 0 2 the forearm Leg dorsiflexion 1 2 Arm retraction 1 2 Leg retraction 1 3 Popliteal angle 1 2 Heel to ear 2 3 Scarf sign 2 3 Head suspension 1 3 Ventral suspension 2 3 Total points 13 24 External features Tegument texture 1 4 Edema 1 4 Skin colour 0 3 Skin opacity 1 3 Lanugo 2 3 Plantar ridges 0 3 Nipple formation 0 2 Breast size 2 3 Ear shape 2 3 Ear consistency 1 3 Feminine genital 1 3 organs (with hips in semiabduction) Total points 25 58 Table.
This instrument includes the following seven clusters: scarf sign, motor development and vigor, popliteal angle, alertness and orientation, irritability, quality of cry, and percent sleep ratings.
The study sample infants presented less muscle tone in the scarf sign category in comparison to the NAPI sample at 34, 35, and 36 weeks PCA.
The female and male preterm infants of the study sample presented with similar performance patterns in the scarf sign, motor development and vigor, popliteal angle, alertness and orientation, irritability, quality of cry, and percent sleep ratings clusters.