undersign

[ uhn-der-sahyn, uhn-der-sahyn ]
/ ˌʌn dərˈsaɪn, ˈʌn dərˌsaɪn /

verb (used with object)

to sign one's name under or at the end of (a letter or document); affix one's signature to.

Nearby words

  1. undershoot,
  2. undershorts,
  3. undershot,
  4. undershrub,
  5. underside,
  6. undersigned,
  7. undersize,
  8. undersized,
  9. underskirt,
  10. undersleeve

Origin of undersign

First recorded in 1570–80; under- + sign

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Word Origin and History for undersign

undersign

v.

1570s, from under + sign (v.). Related: Undersigned; undersigning.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper