Try Our Apps


90s Slang You Should Know


[sig-nuh] /ˈsɪg nə/
(used imperatively, in prescriptions) mark; write; label.
Origin of signa
< Latin signā, 2nd person singular present imperative active of signāre; see sign Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for signa
Historical Examples
  • Properly those are called res which are not employed in order to signify something; while signa are those whose use is to signify.

  • There is a play on the double meaning of signa, "signs" and "statues."

    The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1 Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • It was estimated that 1,500 persons were employed in the signa district in establishments producing men's straw hats.

    Men's Sewed Straw Hats United States Tariff Commission
  • signa would not come that way now, since he had to be in the town for the evening.

  • These signa were used as company ensigns to facilitate the tactical movements of the Legion.

    British Flags W. G. Perrin
  • signa had shyly asked to have the wedding put off until Emil came home.

    O Pioneers! Willa Cather
  • One evening, a week after signa's wedding, Emil was kneeling before a box in the sitting-room, packing his books.

    O Pioneers! Willa Cather
  • signa followed him across the wagon-shed to the horses' stable.

    O Pioneers! Willa Cather
  • "Yes," said signa, with the unconscious cruelty of one in whom Art is born predominant.

  • signa held the lantern so that he could see to buckle the straps.

    O Pioneers! Willa Cather

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for signa

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for signa

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for signa