- having signed, or joined in signing, a document: the signatory powers to a treaty.
- a signer, or one of the signers, of a document: France and Holland were among the signatories of the treaty.
Origin of signatory
Examples from the Web for signatory
The Iranian signatory to any final deal must be representative of all Iranians.The Nuclear Deal That Iran’s Regime Fears Most
November 22, 2014
All of which, in due course of time and in accordance with the signatory's wishes, was done.Sundry Accounts
Irvin S. Cobb
Turkey was one of the signatory powers to the Red Cross Treaty.A Story of the Red Cross
Let us see what the interests of the two signatory powers were at that time in Central America.The United States and Latin America
John Holladay Latan
The signatory generals prayed the Emperor Maximilian to consider this, and “to do it quick.”The Missourian
Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
By the treaty of Berlin, 13th of July 1878, a like engagement to the six signatory powers was substituted for that to Russia.
- a person who has signed a document such as a treaty or contract or an organization, state, etc, on whose behalf such a document has been signed
- having signed a document, treaty, etc
Word Origin and History for signatory
1640s, "used in sealing," from Latin signatorius "of sealing," from signatus, past participle of signare "to sign" (see sign (v.)). Noun sense of "one who signs" (a treaty, etc.) first recorded 1866.