e-signature

[ee-sig-nuh-cher, -choo r]

noun Digital Technology.

a technology that allows a person to electronically affix a signature or its equivalent to an electronic document, as when consenting to an online contract.
such a signature or its equivalent.Compare digital signature.

Nearby words

  1. e-piracy,
  2. e-prime,
  3. e-reader,
  4. e-recruitment,
  5. e-rosette test,
  6. e-tail,
  7. e-tailer,
  8. e-tailing,
  9. e-ticket,
  10. e-type

Origin of e-signature

2000–05; e-2 (electronic) + signature

Also called electronic signature.

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