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According to WordNet, the verb "sign" has 8 sense(s).

201039330 communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs; "He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture"; "The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu".

202409941 engage by written agreement; "They signed two new pitchers for the next season".

200867231 make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection; consecrate.

200889229 be engaged by a written agreement; "He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18"; "The soprano signed to sing the new opera".

202464866 approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation; "All parties ratified the peace treaty"; "Have you signed your contract yet?".

200929160 communicate in sign language; "I don't know how to sign, so I could not communicate with my deaf cousin".

201498319 place signs, as along a road; "sign an intersection"; "This road has been signed".

200996485 mark with one's signature; write one's name (on); "She signed the letter and sent it off"; "Please sign here".

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