the act or fact of signing off.
personal approval or authorization; endorsement.
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How to use sign-off in a sentence
After more than 1,000 essays, Rooney gave his final signoff Sunday night on 60 Minutes.
Had it been anywhere close to implementation, he surely would have obtained White House signoff.
Formal signoff occurred by National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, involving her lawyer, John Bellinger.
British Dictionary definitions for sign off
(intr) to announce the end of a radio or television programme, esp at the end of a day
(intr) bridge to make a conventional bid indicating to one's partner that one wishes the bidding to stop
(tr) to withdraw or retire from (an activity)
(tr) (of a doctor) to declare (someone) unfit for work, because of illness
(intr) British to terminate one's claim to unemployment benefit
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Other Idioms and Phrases with sign-off
Announce the end of a communication, especially a broadcast. For example, There's no one there now; the station has signed off for the night. [c. 1920]
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