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1. manual

noun. ['ˈmænjuːəl'] a small handbook.

Synonyms

  • instruction manual
  • consuetudinary
  • vade mecum
  • sex manual
  • grimoire
  • reference manual
  • book of instructions
  • operating instructions
  • handbook
  • enchiridion
  • instructions

Antonyms

  • automated
  • autoloading
  • machine-driven
  • self-loading

Etymology

  • manuel (Anglo-Norman)
  • manuel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • manuale (Latin)

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  • emmanuel
  • emanuel
  • annual

2. 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)

3. 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)

4. 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)

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. 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)

8. 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)

9. sign

verb. ['ˈsaɪn'] engage by written agreement.

Synonyms

  • contract out
  • hire
  • employ
  • contract
  • engage
  • sign up

Antonyms

  • negate
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize

Etymology

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

10. sign

noun. ['ˈsaɪn'] (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided.

Synonyms

  • region
  • part
  • mansion
  • zodiac
  • planetary house
  • sign of the zodiac
  • star sign

Antonyms

  • widen
  • discharge
  • decode
  • gladden

Etymology

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