[ sahyn-awf, -of ]
/ ˈsaɪnˌɔf, -ˌɒf /
the act or fact of signing off.
personal approval or authorization; endorsement.
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closure, finish, resolution, retirement, result, outcome, issue, conclusion, consummation, desuetude, period, ending, cease, fulfillment, close, cessation, payoff, culmination, discontinuance, realization
Origin of sign-off
First recorded in 1925–30; noun use of verb phrase sign off
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Examples from the Web for sign-off
No, he kept saying, he did not agree to restore the U.N. sign-off for air strikes.