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1. language

noun. ['ˈlæŋgwədʒ, ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ'] a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols.

Synonyms

  • indigenous language
  • natural language
  • superstratum
  • metalanguage
  • communication
  • words
  • koine
  • target language
  • signing
  • slanguage
  • usage
  • outpouring
  • string of words
  • interlanguage
  • word string
  • onslaught
  • superstrate
  • tongue
  • lingua franca
  • native language
  • source language
  • artificial language
  • sign language
  • object language
  • bombardment
  • barrage
  • dead language
  • linguistic communication

Antonyms

  • artificial language
  • dissuade
  • unattractiveness
  • categoreme

Etymology

  • language (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • language (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Sign Language

Sentences with sign-language


1. Noun Phrase
Learning sign language can be a benefit for anyone in the health care field.

2. Noun Phrase
It is in this realm, that understanding sign language as a nurse can also be very helpful.

3. Noun Phrase
Lipreaders gain confidence knowing they can converse anywhere without the help of sign language interpreters.

4. Noun Phrase
If a child can communicate effectively with sign language he may never try to speak.

2. language

noun. ['ˈlæŋgwədʒ, ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ'] (language) communication by word of mouth.

Synonyms

  • spell
  • words
  • speech communication
  • saying
  • spoken communication
  • voice communication
  • spoken language
  • oral communication
  • idiolect
  • magic spell
  • auditory communication
  • soliloquy
  • discussion
  • non-standard speech
  • monologue
  • give-and-take
  • locution
  • speech
  • charm
  • word
  • pronunciation
  • orthoepy
  • dictation
  • conversation
  • magical spell

Etymology

  • language (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • language (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. language

noun. ['ˈlæŋgwədʒ, ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ'] the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number.

Synonyms

  • vocal
  • love lyric
  • textual matter
  • text
  • words
  • lyric

Antonyms

  • trade edition
  • unemotional

Etymology

  • language (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • language (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. sign

noun. ['ˈsaɪn'] a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened).

Synonyms

  • clue
  • token
  • clew
  • mark

Antonyms

  • deactivation
  • finish
  • end
  • ending

Etymology

  • signe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signare (Latin)

5. sign

verb. ['ˈsaɪn'] mark with one's signature; write one's name (on).

Synonyms

  • subscribe
  • rubricate

Antonyms

  • unify
  • wholly
  • contract in

Etymology

  • signe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signare (Latin)

6. sign

verb. ['ˈsaɪn'] approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation.

Synonyms

  • formalise
  • indorse
  • validate
  • ratify
  • formalize

Antonyms

  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize
  • desynchronize

Etymology

  • signe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signare (Latin)

7. sign

verb. ['ˈsaɪn'] be engaged by a written agreement.

Synonyms

  • endorse
  • execute
  • initial
  • indorse
  • undertake
  • autograph
  • contract
  • undersign
  • countersign
  • inscribe

Antonyms

  • misconstruction
  • outside
  • inside
  • misconception

Etymology

  • signe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signare (Latin)

8. sign

noun. ['ˈsaɪn'] a public display of a message.

Synonyms

  • guidepost
  • notice
  • placard
  • poster
  • street sign
  • communication
  • signpost
  • bill
  • posting

Antonyms

  • go off
  • disadvantage
  • refrain
  • leave office

Etymology

  • signe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signare (Latin)

9. sign

noun. ['ˈsaɪn'] any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message.

Synonyms

  • starting signal
  • alert
  • whistle
  • communication
  • warning signal
  • start
  • alarum
  • high sign
  • bugle call
  • radiotelegraphic signal
  • input
  • telephone number
  • signaling
  • curfew
  • alarm
  • indicator
  • time signal
  • symbol
  • output signal
  • visual signal
  • retreat
  • ticktack
  • beam
  • recording
  • radio beacon
  • output
  • distress signal
  • drumbeat
  • all clear
  • telegraphic signal
  • dog-ear
  • input signal
  • number
  • signal
  • animal communication
  • whistling
  • radio beam
  • storm signal
  • distress call
  • electronic signal

Antonyms

  • death
  • arrive
  • stop
  • close

Etymology

  • signe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signare (Latin)

10. sign

noun. ['ˈsaɪn'] structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted.

Synonyms

  • signboard
  • shingle
  • hoarding
  • scoreboard
  • sandwich board
  • billboard
  • construction

Antonyms

  • unaware
  • stay in place
  • persuasion
  • dissuasion

Etymology

  • signe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signare (Latin)
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