Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) sign, mark (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"
- S: (n) sign (a public display of a message) "he posted signs in all the shop windows"
- S: (n) signal, signaling, sign (any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message) "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"
- S: (n) signboard, sign (structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted) "the highway was lined with signboards"
- S: (n) sign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, house, planetary house ((astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided)
- S: (n) sign ((medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease) "there were no signs of asphyxiation"
- S: (n) polarity, sign (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"
- S: (n) augury, sign, foretoken, preindication (an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come) "he hoped it was an augury"; "it was a sign from God"
- S: (n) sign (a gesture that is part of a sign language)
- S: (n) sign (a fundamental linguistic unit linking a signifier to that which is signified) "The bond between the signifier and the signified is arbitrary"--de Saussure
- S: (n) sign (a character indicating a relation between quantities) "don't forget the minus sign"
- S: (v) sign, subscribe (mark with one's signature; write one's name (on)) "She signed the letter and sent it off"; "Please sign here"
- S: (v) sign, ratify (approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation) "All parties ratified the peace treaty"; "Have you signed your contract yet?"
- S: (v) sign (be engaged by a written agreement) "He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18"; "The soprano signed to sing the new opera"
- S: (v) sign, contract, sign on, sign up (engage by written agreement) "They signed two new pitchers for the next season"
- S: (v) sign, signal, signalize, signalise (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"
- S: (v) sign (place signs, as along a road) "sign an intersection"; "This road has been signed"
- S: (v) sign (communicate in sign language) "I don't know how to sign, so I could not communicate with my deaf cousin"
- S: (v) bless, sign (make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection; consecrate)