- 做手势通知，做手势示意 ，打手势
- [C] 标记,符号 a standard mark; sth which is seen and represents a generally-known meaning
- [C] 手势,姿势,信号 a movement of the body intended to express a particular meaning or command; signal
- [C] 征兆,迹象 sth that shows or points to the presence or likely future existence of a particular condition, fact or quality
- vt. & vi. 签名,签字 write one's name as signature
- vt. & vi. 发信号,做手势 give sign to
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"
a public display of a message;
"he posted signs in all the shop windows"
any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message;
"signals from the boat suddenly stopped"
structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted;
"the highway was lined with signboards"
(astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
(medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease;
"there were no signs of asphyxiation"
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"
an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come;
"he hoped it was an augury"
"it was a sign from God"
a gesture that is part of a sign language
a fundamental linguistic unit linking a signifier to that which is signified;
"The bond between the signifier and the signified is arbitrary"
a character indicating a relation between quantities;
"don't forget the minus sign"
used of the language of the deaf
mark with one's signature; write one's name (on);
"She signed the letter and sent it off"
"Please sign here"
approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation;
"All parties ratified the peace treaty"
"Have you signed your contract yet?"
be engaged by a written agreement;
"He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18"
"The soprano signed to sing the new opera"
engage by written agreement;
"They signed two new pitchers for the next season"
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"
place signs, as along a road;
"sign an intersection"
"This road has been signed"
communicate in sign language;
"I don't know how to sign, so I could not communicate with my deaf cousin"
make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection; consecrate
- I talked with him by signs.
- The sign was no longer legible because much of the lettering had worn away.
- Make sure that the sign's the right way up.
- There are signs of political unrest in the country.
- Pay special attention to the sign of the answer.
- He signed his name on the cheque.
- The postman asked me to sign for the letter.
- She signed to us to stop talking.
- a sign of the times
某时期的标志 thing that shows the nature of a particular period
- 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
They signed in last night around eleven o'clock.
他们在昨晚十一时左右签到。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
He signed on yesterday and will start work on Monday.
他昨天签了合同,星期一就要上班。sign sb ⇔ on
They signed on a large number of casual labourers last week.
When did you sign on?
He signed on for nine years in the infantry.
It's time for you to sign on.
- sign out (v.+adv.)
签名离开 indicate one's departure by signing a register
He signed out at ten this morning.
他在今天上午十点签字离开。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.
- bear signs of 佩带…标记
- look at a sign 看标记
- make a sign 做标记
- see a sign 看到标记
- hang up a sign 挂招牌
- post a sign 贴出告示
- put up a sign 贴出告示
- exhibit sign 现出迹象
- make no sign 没有迹象
- show signs of 显示迹象
- understand the signs of 明白…的信号
- give sb a sign 向某人示意
- mathematical signs 数学符号
- clear sign 明确的标记
- great sign 很大的牌子
- encouraging sign 令人鼓舞的迹象
- hopeful sign 希望的征兆
- pleasing sign 令人高兴的迹象
- vital signs 生命迹象
- welcome sign 可喜的迹象
- deaf-and-dumb signs 聋哑人的手势
- high sign (通过眼色〔手势〕传递的)暗号
- physical sign 体征
- call sign 呼叫信号
- dollar sign 美元的符号
- pub sign 酒吧招牌
- road sign 路标
- shop sign 商店招牌
- street sign 路标
- traffic sign 交通标志
- sign language 聋哑人的手语
- signs of agreement 同意的表示
- signs of catching cold 伤风的征兆
- signs of fear 畏惧的迹象
- signs of life 生命的迹象
- signs of murder 凶杀迹象
- signs of storm 暴风雨的预兆
- signs of suffering 痛苦的表情
- sign on the door 门上的牌子
- sign a cheque 在支票上签字
- sign a document 签署文件
- sign a letter 签署信件
- sign a painting 在画上签名
- sign a treaty 在条约上签字
- sign an agreement 在协议上签字
- sign one's name 签名
- sign sb's autograph book 在某人的签名册上签名
- sign the petition 在请愿书上签名
- sign authoritatively 官方地签署
- sign blindly 盲目地签字
- sign dejectedly 沮丧地签字
- sign delightfully 愉快地签字
- sign despairingly 绝望地签字
- sign felicitously 恰当地签字
- sign formally 正式签字
- sign handsomely 大方地签署
- sign hastily 仓促地签字
- sign immediately 立即签字
- sign indiscreetly 轻率地签字
- sign legally 合法地签字
- sign judiciously 审慎地签字
- sign nominally 名义上地签字
- sign perfunctorily 草率地签字
- sign precipitately 鲁莽地签字
- sign prudently 谨慎地签字
- sign recklessly 轻率地签字
- sign reluctantly 勉强地签字
- sign responsibly 负责任地签字
- sign secretly 秘密地签字
- sign solemnly 郑重地签字
- sign willingly 自愿地签字
- sign away 签字放弃(权利等)
- sign away one's rights 签字放弃权利
- sign in 签到,签收
- sign in at Health Club 在健康俱乐部签到
- sign off 广播电台宣布广播节目结束
- sign off at midnight 半夜停播
- sign out 签名以记录离去时间
- sign over 签字移交
- sign up for a job 签约参加工作
- sign up for a voyage to India 签约参加去印度的航行
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