[saɪn]     [saɪn]    
  • n. 手势;招牌;符号;迹象;正负号
  • v. 签;签名;做手势;做标记
signer signed signed signing signs



n. (名词)
  1. 手势,暗号,信号
  2. 招牌,标牌
  3. 符号,标志,记号
  4. 征兆,前兆
  5. 【宗】神迹,显灵
  6. 【医】体征,症候
  7. 【天】宫(十二宫)
v. (动词)
  1. 签字,签署,签(名)
  2. 签约雇用,订契约,签名盖章约定
  3. 做手势通知,做手势示意 ,打手势
  4. 对…画十字
  5. 使眼色
  6. 做暗号
  7. 用信号表示,发信号,打信号
  8. 预示
  9. 签名于,署名于,画押于
  10. 使签名,使订约
  11. 加记号于


n. (名词)
  1. [C] 标记,符号 a standard mark; sth which is seen and represents a generally-known meaning
  2. [C] 手势,姿势,信号 a movement of the body intended to express a particular meaning or command; signal
  3. [C] 征兆,迹象 sth that shows or points to the presence or likely future existence of a particular condition, fact or quality
v. (动词)
  1. vt. & vi. 签名,签字 write one's name as signature
  2. vt. & vi. 发信号,做手势 give sign to


  1. a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened);

    "he showed signs of strain"
    "they welcomed the signs of spring"

  2. a public display of a message;

    "he posted signs in all the shop windows"

  3. any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message;

    "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"

  4. structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted;

    "the highway was lined with signboards"

  5. (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided

  6. (medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease;

    "there were no signs of asphyxiation"

  7. having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges);

    "he got the polarity of the battery reversed"
    "charges of opposite sign"

  8. an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come;

    "he hoped it was an augury"
    "it was a sign from God"

  9. a gesture that is part of a sign language

  10. a fundamental linguistic unit linking a signifier to that which is signified;

    "The bond between the signifier and the signified is arbitrary"

  11. a character indicating a relation between quantities;

    "don't forget the minus sign"

  1. used of the language of the deaf

  1. mark with one's signature; write one's name (on);

    "She signed the letter and sent it off"
    "Please sign here"

  2. approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation;

    "All parties ratified the peace treaty"
    "Have you signed your contract yet?"

  3. be engaged by a written agreement;

    "He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18"
    "The soprano signed to sing the new opera"

  4. engage by written agreement;

    "They signed two new pitchers for the next season"

  5. communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs;

    "He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture"
    "The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu"

  6. place signs, as along a road;

    "sign an intersection"
    "This road has been signed"

  7. communicate in sign language;

    "I don't know how to sign, so I could not communicate with my deaf cousin"

  8. make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection; consecrate



用作名词 (n.)
  1. I talked with him by signs.
  2. The sign was no longer legible because much of the lettering had worn away.
  3. Make sure that the sign's the right way up.
  4. There are signs of political unrest in the country.
  5. Pay special attention to the sign of the answer.
用作动词 (v.)
  1. He signed his name on the cheque.
  2. The postman asked me to sign for the letter.
  3. She signed to us to stop talking.


用作名词 (n.)
a sign of the times
    某时期的标志 thing that shows the nature of a particular period
用作动词 (v.)
sign away (v.+adv.)
    签字让出或放弃 lose by signing
    sign sth ⇔ away

    He has just signed away a fortune.


    He signed away all his rights to the invention.


sign in (v.+adv.)
    通过签字(使)取得入场权 (cause to) gain admittance by signing
    sign in

    They signed in last night around eleven o'clock.


    sign sb ⇔ in

    He signed us in to his club.


    Can you find someone to sign me in?


sign off (v.+adv.)
    签字结束书信 end a letter by signingI've written far too much and had better sign off.我这封信写得太长了,最好就此落款结束。
sign on (v.+adv.)
    开始广播 begin to broadcast
    sign on

    He signed on yesterday and will start work on Monday.


    sign sb ⇔ on

    They signed on a large number of casual labourers last week.


    sign on

    When did you sign on?


    He signed on for nine years in the infantry.


    sign on

    It's time for you to sign on.


sign out (v.+adv.)
    签名离开 indicate one's departure by signing a register
    sign out

    He signed out at ten this morning.


    sign sb ⇔ out

    I'll sign them out and guarantee their good behaviour.


    He was the first to sign himself out that day.


sign up (v.+adv.)
    跟…签订合同 arrange a contract with
    sign sb ⇔ up

    He has signed up a new star for the series.



用作名词 (n.)
动词+~ 形容词+~ 名词+~ ~+名词 介词+~ ~+介词
用作动词 (v.)
~+名词 ~+副词 ~+介词


  • He didn't answer, made..a confused sign with his head.

    出自: J. Gardner
  • He signed himself carefully with the Cross.

    出自: J. Agee
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