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sign-out

[ sahyn-out ]
/ ˈsaɪnˌaʊt /
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noun

an act, instance, or time of signing out.

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Origin of sign-out

First recorded in 1945–50; noun use of verb phrase sign out
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British Dictionary definitions for sign-out

sign out

verb

(adverb) to sign (one's name) to indicate that one is leaving a placehe signed out for the evening
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Idioms and Phrases with sign-out

sign out

Record the departure of a person or the removal of an object, as in He turned in his room key and signed out about an hour ago, or I asked the librarian how many books I could sign out. [c. 1930]

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