When Obama signed off on the extension, the left jeered him with charges of rank capitulation.
The government and the armed opposition have signed a ceasefire, in a hopeful step after weeks of bloody fighting.
Gov. Jan Brewer, who signed SB 1070, recently said undocumented immigrants were all “drug mules.”
One such book she has recently signed comes from the blog Pets Who Want to Kill Themselves.
Obama signed the most sweeping financial reform since the Great Depression into law on Wednesday.
After measures were agreed upon they were signed and thus promulgated.
Hester signed to have it burned; but she could not forget it.
I signed to the men, and as they came forward I went to her and took her hands.
He filled in the cheque, signed his name with a flourish and handed the pen to Crewe.
If they are approved, they shall be signed at once by the President.
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.