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Synonyms of signing

Noun


1. sign language, signing, language, linguistic communication

usage: language expressed by visible hand gestures

Verb


1. sign, subscribe, write

usage: mark with one's signature; write one's name (on); "She signed the letter and sent it off"; "Please sign here"

2. sign, ratify, validate, formalize, formalise

usage: approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation; "All parties ratified the peace treaty"; "Have you signed your contract yet?"

3. sign, contract, undertake

usage: be engaged by a written agreement; "He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18"; "The soprano signed to sing the new opera"

4. sign, contract, sign on, sign up, hire, engage, employ

usage: engage by written agreement; "They signed two new pitchers for the next season"

5. sign, signal, signalize, signalise, communicate, intercommunicate

usage: 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. sign, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: place signs, as along a road; "sign an intersection"; "This road has been signed"

7. sign, communicate, intercommunicate

usage: communicate in sign language; "I don't know how to sign, so I could not communicate with my deaf cousin"

8. bless, sign, gesticulate, gesture, motion

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

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