- to provide (a place, route, etc.) with signposts.
Origin of signpost
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Examples from the Web for signpost
Titanic had moved the signpost five miles closer that morning.Portrait of the Consummate Con Man
May 17, 2014
And his machinations with the judiciary, the signpost of his cynicism, are bound to be aborted.What’s Left of Obama’s Mideast Policy?
July 18, 2013
People had begun leaving flowers and candles and stuffed animals at the base of the signpost.In Newtown, 20 Little Angels and Six Uncommonly Brave Adults
December 16, 2012
"As that is the case, you have no right to have that signpost at the end of the lane," I retorted.A Master of Mysteries
L. T. Meade
The column marching on and passing a signpost, each unit read what it had to say.
A signpost told him that the dusty ribbon was the Nine-Mile road.
Michael nodded, saluting, so to speak, the signpost into the future as he passed it.Michael
E. F. Benson
Surely he must presently come to some village, or some signpost.The Magic World
- a post bearing a sign that shows the way, as at a roadside
- something that serves as a clue or indication; sign
- to mark with signposts
- to indicate direction towardsthe camp site is signposted from the road
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Word Origin and History for signpost
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