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  • v. to sign a document transferring property or rights to somebody else

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. formally assign ownership of


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  • She looked over at the sign over the door: PLEASE LEAVE YOUR FIREARMS OUTSIDE.

    She’s Got the Beat

  • In a few instances the oriscus, however, is found as the single sign over a syllable.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • NEXT AGENT AVAILABLE, read the lighted sign over the bank of windows.


  • The sign over the entrance to the nearest show said MAIRIN GOME in florid green and gold.

    The Fires of Heaven

  • Sipping the beer, I stood eating all the lunch I could manage, and I read a big oak-framed sign over the back bar: gilt letters against a black background on a shiny mirrorlike glass surface.

    Time and Again

  • Editor of the A.M. E. Review, I saw on a sign over a large store: "John Coppin."

    Unwritten History

  • But the sign over the closed shop simply read Nihonto.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • The sign over the right-hand urinal says ZAPPATORI, the rough equivalent of hacker.

    The Italian Summer

  • The saloon put all of its fixtures into hock with the brewery, and the brewery would often front the money for all the fees and license costs, for which the saloonkeeper would also sign over power of attorney.


  • The sign over the middle urinal reads HANDICAPS 1025.

    The Italian Summer


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