[ sahyn-uhp ]
/ ˈsaɪnˌʌp /
an act or instance of signing up.
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Origin of sign-up
First recorded in 1945–50; noun use of verb phrase sign up
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British Dictionary definitions for sign-up
(adverb) to enlist or cause to enlist, as for military service
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Idioms and Phrases with sign-up
Enlist in an organization; also, register or subscribe to something. For example, He signed up for four years in the navy, or Are you planning to sign up for that pottery class? [Early 1900s]
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