In letters to her son, she likes to sign off by writing: “Go with God, as Billy James Hargis always says.”
She also got a few students from the local university ASL class to come and sign with me.
Probably with no small amount of shame, they go in and sign up for food stamps.
The sign that said "Women do it better" (whatever that means, grumbled a male correspondent, baffled).
A sign peeking out from the heavy forest is barely visible on the trip back.
It was impossible to detect any sign of emotion on his face.
He sat straining his ears and listening for the first sign of the fiend's return.
Not a sign of her appeared on the shore, while neither to the north nor to the south was she to be seen.
This was the third sign of rebellion which the man had shown in the past week.
If the Creole noticed their repugnance, he betrayed no sign of it.
early 13c., "gesture or motion of the hand," especially one meant to communicate something, from Old French signe "sign, mark," from Latin signum "identifying mark, token, indication, symbol; proof; military standard, ensign; a signal, an omen; sign in the heavens, constellation," according to Watkins, literally "standard that one follows," from PIE *sekw-no-, from root *sekw- (1) "to follow" (see sequel).
Ousted native token. Meaning "a mark or device having some special importance" is recorded from late 13c.; that of "a miracle" is from c.1300. Zodiacal sense in English is from mid-14c. Sense of "characteristic device attached to the front of an inn, shop, etc., to distinguish it from others" is first recorded mid-15c. Meaning "token or signal of some condition" (late 13c.) is behind sign of the times (1520s). In some uses, the word probably is a shortening of ensign. Sign language is recorded from 1847; earlier hand-language (1670s).
c.1300, "to make the sign of the cross," from Old French signier "to make a sign (to someone); to mark," from Latin signare "to set a mark upon, mark out, designate; mark with a stamp; distinguish, adorn;" figuratively "to point out, signify, indicate," from signum (see sign (n.)). Sense of "to mark, stamp" is attested from mid-14c.; that of "to affix one's name" is from late 15c. Meaning "to communicate by hand signs" is recorded from 1700. Related: Signed; signing.
Something that suggests the presence or existence of a fact, condition, or quality.
A trace or vestige, as of disease or life.