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sign
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 23
1. That by which anything is made known or represented; that which furnishes evidence; a mark; a token; an indication; a proof.
2. A remarkable event, considered by the ancients as indicating the will of some deity; a prodigy; an omen.
3. An event considered by the Jews as indicating the divine will, or as manifesting an interposition of the divine power for some special end; a miracle; a wonder.
5. Any symbol or emblem which prefigures, typifles, or represents, an idea; a type; hence, sometimes, a picture.
8. Hence, one of the gestures of pantomime, or of a language of a signs such as those used by the North American Indians, or those used by the deaf and dumb.
9. A military emblem carried on a banner or a standard.
11. The twelfth part of the ecliptic or zodiac.
13. Any character, as a flat, sharp, dot, etc.
14. To represent by a sign; to make known in a typical or emblematic manner, in distinction from speech; to signify.
15. To make a sign upon; to mark with a sign.
16. To affix a signature to; to ratify by hand or seal; to subscribe in one's own handwriting.
19. That which, being external, stands for, or signifies, something internal or spiritual; - a term used in the Church of England in speaking of an ordinance considered with reference to that which it represents.
20. To assign or convey formally; - used with away.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To be a sign or omen.
2. To make a sign or signal; to communicate directions or intelligence by signs.
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