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sic
I. chiefly Scottish variant of such II. transitive verb also sick (sicced; also sicked; siccing; also sicking) Etymology: alteration of seek Date: 1845 1. chase, attack — ...
sic itur ad astra
foreign term Etymology: Latin thus one goes to the stars ; such is the way to immortality
sic passim
adverb Etymology: Latin Date: circa 1921 so throughout — used of a word or idea to be found throughout a book or a writer's work
sic semper tyrannis
foreign term Etymology: Latin thus ever to tyrants — motto of Virginia
sic transit gloria mundi
foreign term Etymology: Latin so passes away the glory of the world
Sichuan
I. variant of Szechuan II. geographical name or Szechuan or Szechwan province SW China capital Chengdu area 219,691 square miles (571,197 square kilometers), population ...
Sicilia
I. geographical name see Sicily II. geographical name see Sicily
Sicilian
adjective or noun see Sicily
Sicily
or Italian Sicilia or ancient Sicilia or Trinacria geographical name island S Italy in the Mediterranean; a region capital Palermo area 9925 square miles (25,706 square ...
sick
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English sek, sik, from Old English sēoc; akin to Old High German sioh sick Date: before 12th century 1. a. (1) affected with disease or ...
sick and tired
adjective Date: 1775 thoroughly fatigued or bored; also fed up
sick bay
noun Date: 1813 a compartment in a ship used as a dispensary and hospital; broadly a place for the care of the sick or injured
sick building syndrome
noun Date: 1983 a set of symptoms (as headache, fatigue, and eye irritation) typically affecting workers in modern airtight office buildings that is believed to be caused by ...
sick call
noun Date: 1836 a scheduled time at which individuals (as soldiers) may report as sick to the medical officer
sick day
noun Date: 1968 a paid day of sick leave
sick headache
noun Date: 1778 migraine
sick leave
noun Date: 1820 1. an absence from work permitted because of illness 2. the number of days per year for which an employer agrees to pay employees who are sick
sick pay
noun Date: 1887 salary or wages paid to an employee while on sick leave
sick-out
noun Date: 1951 an organized absence from work by workers on the pretext of sickness
sickbed
noun Date: 14th century the bed on which one lies sick
sicken
verb (sickened; sickening) Date: 13th century intransitive verb 1. to become sick 2. to become weary or satiated transitive verb 1. to make sick 2. to cause ...
sickener
noun see sicken
sickening
adjective Date: 1789 causing sickness or disgust • sickeningly adverb
sickeningly
adverb see sickening
sicker
adjective Etymology: Middle English siker, from Old English sicor, from Latin securus secure Date: before 12th century chiefly Scottish secure, safe; also dependable • ...
sickerly
adverb see sicker
sickie
noun Date: 1967 sicko
sickish
adjective Date: 1581 1. archaic somewhat ill ; sickly 2. somewhat nauseated ; queasy 3. somewhat sickening • sickishly adverb • sickishness noun
sickishly
adverb see sickish
sickishness
noun see sickish
sickle
I. noun Etymology: Middle English sikel, from Old English sicol, from Latin secula sickle, from secare to cut — more at saw Date: before 12th century 1. an agricultural ...
sickle cell
noun Date: circa 1923 an abnormal red blood cell of crescent shape
sickle-cell anemia
noun Date: 1922 a chronic inherited anemia that occurs primarily in individuals of African, Mediterranean, or southwest Asian ancestry who are homozygous for the gene ...
sickle-cell disease
noun see sickle-cell anemia
sickle-cell trait
noun Date: 1928 an inherited usually asymptomatic blood condition in which some red blood cells tend to sickle but usually not enough to produce anemia and that occurs ...
sicklemia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from English sickle (cell) + New Latin -emia Date: 1932 sickle-cell trait
Sickles
biographical name Daniel Edgar 1825-1914 American general & politician
sickliness
noun see sickly I
sickly
I. adjective Date: 14th century 1. somewhat unwell; also habitually ailing 2. produced by or associated with sickness 3. producing or tending to produce disease ; ...
sickness
noun Date: before 12th century 1. a. ill health ; illness b. a disordered, weakened, or unsound condition 2. a specific disease 3. nausea, queasiness
sicko
noun (plural sickos) Date: 1963 a person who is mentally or morally sick • sicko adjective
sickroom
noun Date: 1749 a room in which a person is confined by sickness
sicut patribus sit Deus nobis
foreign term Etymology: Latin as to our fathers may God be to us — motto of Boston
Sicyon
or Greek Sikyon geographical name ancient city S Greece in NE Peloponnese NW of Corinth
SID
abbreviation sports information director
Siddhārtha Gautama
biographical name circa 563-circa 483 B.C. The Buddha Indian philosopher & founder of Buddhism
Siddons
biographical name Sarah 1755-1831 née Kemble English actress
siddur
noun (plural siddurim) Etymology: Late Hebrew siddūr, literally, order, arrangement Date: circa 1864 a Jewish prayer book containing liturgies for daily, Sabbath, and ...
side
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sīde; akin to Old High German sīta side, Old English sīd ample, wide Date: before 12th century 1. a. the right or ...
side bearing
noun Date: circa 1894 the space provided at each side of a typeset letter to prevent its touching adjoining letters
side by side
adverb Date: 13th century 1. beside one another 2. in the same place, time, or circumstance • side-by-side adjective
side chain
noun Date: 1886 a shorter chain or group of atoms attached to a principal chain or to a ring in a molecule
side chair
noun Date: 1905 a chair without arms used usually in a dining room
side dish
noun Date: 1706 a food served separately along with the main course
side drum
noun Date: circa 1800 snare drum
side effect
noun Date: 1884 a secondary and usually adverse effect (as of a drug) — called also side reaction
side horse
noun Date: circa 1934 pommel horse
side reaction
noun see side effect
side road
noun Date: 1691 a smaller road off a main road
side step
noun Date: circa 1789 1. a step aside (as in boxing to avoid a blow) 2. a step taken sideways (as when climbing on skis)
side street
noun Date: 1617 a street joining and often terminated by a main thoroughfare
side table
noun Date: 14th century a table designed to be placed against a wall
side-by-side
adjective see side by side
side-dress
transitive verb Date: circa 1939 to place plant nutrients on or in the soil near the roots of (a growing crop)
side-dressing
noun Date: 1935 plant nutrients (as fertilizer) used to side-dress a crop
side-glance
noun Date: circa 1611 1. a glance directed to the side 2. a passing allusion ; an indirect or slight reference
side-out
noun Date: 1949 the termination of a team's right to serve (as in volleyball)
side-scan sonar
noun Date: 1967 a sonar that scans the ocean floor to the side of a ship's track and is used especially for mapping the ocean bottom
side-wheel
adjective Date: 1854 of or being a steamer having a paddle wheel on each side • side-wheeler noun
side-wheeler
noun see side-wheel
side-whiskered
adjective see side-whiskers
side-whiskers
noun plural Date: 1858 whiskers on the side of the face usually worn long • side-whiskered adjective
sidearm
I. noun Date: 1689 a weapon (as a sword, revolver, or bayonet) worn at the side or in the belt II. adjective Date: 1908 of, relating to, using, or being a throw (as in ...
sideband
noun Date: 1921 the band of frequencies (as of radio waves) on either side of the carrier frequency produced by modulation
sidebar
noun Date: 1945 1. a. a short news story or graphic accompanying and presenting sidelights of a major story b. something incidental ; sidelight
sideboard
noun Date: 1671 1. a piece of dining-room furniture having compartments and shelves for holding articles of table service 2. sideboards plural, British sideburns
sideburned
adjective see sideburns
sideburns
noun plural Etymology: anagram of burnsides Date: 1887 1. side-whiskers 2. continuations of the hairline in front of the ears • sideburned adjective
sidecar
noun Date: 1903 1. a car attached to the side of a motorcycle for a passenger 2. a cocktail consisting of a liqueur with lemon juice and brandy
sided
adjective Date: 15th century having sides often of a specified number or kind • sidedness noun
sidedness
noun see sided
sidehill
noun Date: 1674 hillside • sidehill adjective
sidekick
noun Date: 1906 a person closely associated with another as a subordinate or partner
sidelight
noun Date: 1610 1. a. light coming or produced from the side b. incidental light or information 2. the red light on the port bow or the green light on the starboard ...
sideline
I. noun Date: circa 1862 1. a line at right angles to a goal line or end line and marking a side of a court or field of play for athletic games 2. a. a line of goods sold ...
sideliner
noun Date: 1947 one that remains on the sidelines during an activity ; one that does not participate
sideling
I. adverb Etymology: Middle English sidling, from 1side + 2-ling Date: 14th century archaic in a sidelong direction ; sideways II. adjective Date: circa 1611 1. archaic ...
sidelong
I. adverb Etymology: alteration of 1sideling Date: 14th century 1. sideways, obliquely 2. archaic on the side II. adjective Date: 1597 1. lying or inclining to one side ...
sideman
noun Date: circa 1936 a member of a band or orchestra and especially of a jazz or swing orchestra
sidepiece
noun Date: 1648 a piece forming or contained in the side of something
sider-
or sidero- combining form Etymology: Greek sidēr-, sidēro-, from sidēros iron
sidereal
adjective Etymology: Latin sidereus, from sider-, sidus star, constellation Date: 1647 of, relating to, or expressed in relation to stars or constellations ; astral
sidereal day
noun Date: 1764 the interval between two successive transits of a point on the celestial sphere (as the vernal equinox) over the upper meridian of a place ; 23 hours, 56 ...
sidereal hour
noun Date: circa 1695 the 24th part of a sidereal day
sidereal minute
noun Date: circa 1909 the 60th part of a sidereal hour
sidereal month
noun Date: 1868 the mean time of the moon's revolution in its orbit with reference to a star's position ; 27 days, 7 hours, 43 minutes, 11.5 seconds of mean time
sidereal second
noun Date: circa 1909 the 60th part of a sidereal minute
sidereal time
noun Date: 1764 1. time based on the sidereal day 2. the hour angle of the vernal equinox at a place
sidereal year
noun Date: 1681 the time in which the earth completes one revolution in its orbit around the sun measured with respect to the fixed stars ; 365 days, 6 hours, 9 minutes, and ...
siderite
I. noun Etymology: German Siderit, from Greek sidēros iron Date: 1850 a native ferrous carbonate FeCO3 that is a valuable iron ore II. noun Date: 1875 a nickel-iron ...
sidero-
combining form see sider-
siderolite
noun Date: 1863 a stony iron meteorite
sidesaddle
noun Date: 15th century a saddle for women in which the rider sits with both legs on one side of the horse • sidesaddle adverb
sideshow
noun Date: 1846 1. a minor show offered in addition to a main exhibition (as of a circus) 2. an incidental diversion or spectacle
sideslip
intransitive verb Date: 1887 1. to skid or slide sideways 2. to slide sideways through the air in a downward direction in an airplane along an inclined lateral axis • ...
sidespin
noun Date: 1926 a rotary motion that causes a ball to revolve horizontally
sidesplitting
adjective Date: 1846 extremely funny • sidesplittingly adverb
sidesplittingly
adverb see sidesplitting
sidestep
Date: 1900 transitive verb 1. bypass, evade 2. to move out of the way of ; avoid intransitive verb 1. to take a side step 2. to avoid an issue or decision • ...
sidestepper
noun see sidestep
sidestream
adjective Date: 1951 relating to or being tobacco smoke that is emitted from the lighted end of a cigarette or cigar
sidestroke
noun Date: 1867 a swimming stroke which is executed on the side and in which the arms are swept in separate strokes towards the feet and downward and the legs do a scissors ...
sideswipe
I. transitive verb Date: 1904 to strike with a glancing blow along the side II. noun Date: 1917 1. a. the action of sideswiping b. an instance of sideswiping ; a ...
sidetrack
I. noun Date: 1835 1. siding 2 2. a position or condition of secondary importance to which one may be diverted II. transitive verb Date: 1880 1. to shunt aside (as to a ...
sidewalk
noun Date: 1739 a usually paved walk for pedestrians at the side of a street
sidewalk superintendent
noun Date: 1940 a spectator at a building or demolition job
sidewall
noun Date: 14th century 1. a wall forming the side of something 2. the side of an automotive tire between the tread shoulder and the rim bead
sideward
or sidewards adverb Date: 15th century toward a side
sidewards
adverb see sideward
sideway
adverb or adjective Date: 1612 sideways
sideways
adverb or adjective Date: 1577 1. from one side 2. with one side forward 3. a. in a lateral direction or downward to one side b. askance
sidewinder
noun Date: 1840 1. a heavy swinging blow from the side 2. a small pale-colored desert rattlesnake (Crotalus cerastes) of the southwestern United States that moves by ...
sidewise
adverb or adjective Date: 1571 sideways
Sidi Barrâni
geographical name village NW Egypt on coast
Sidi Bel Abbès
geographical name commune NW Algeria population 152,778
siding
noun Date: 1603 1. archaic the taking of sides ; partisanship 2. a short railroad track connected with the main track 3. material (as boards or metal or plastic pieces) ...
sidle
verb (sidled; sidling) Etymology: probably back-formation from 2sideling Date: 1577 intransitive verb to go or move with one side foremost especially in a furtive advance ...
Sidney
biographical name Sir Philip 1554-1586 English poet, statesman, & soldier
Sidon
or Arabic Saida geographical name city & port SW Lebanon; a chief city of ancient Phoenicia • Sidonian adjective or noun
Sidonian
adjective or noun see Sidon
Sidra, Gulf of
or Gulf of Sirte or ancient Syrtis Major geographical name inlet of the Mediterranean on coast of Libya
SIDS
abbreviation sudden infant death syndrome
Siebengebirge
geographical name hills W Germany on right bank of the Rhine SSE of Bonn — see Drachenfels
Siegbahn
I. biographical name Kai Manne 1918- Swedish physicist II. biographical name Karl Manne Georg 1886-1978 father of preceding Swedish physicist
siege
noun Etymology: Middle English sege, from Anglo-French, seat, blockade, from Old French *siegier to seat, settle, from Vulgar Latin *sedicare, from Latin sedēre to sit — more ...
siege mentality
noun Date: 1953 a defensive or overly fearful attitude
Siege Perilous
noun Date: 15th century a seat at King Arthur's Round Table reserved for the knight destined to achieve the quest of the Holy Grail and fatal to any other occupying it
Siegfried
noun Etymology: German Date: 1831 a hero in Germanic legend who slays a dragon guarding a gold hoard and wakes Brunhild from her enchanted sleep
Siegfried line
noun Etymology: Siegfried Date: 1918 a line of German defensive fortifications facing the Maginot Line
siemens
noun (plural siemens) Etymology: Werner von Siemens died 1892 German electrical engineer Date: circa 1933 a unit of conductance in the meter-kilogram-second system ...
Siemens
biographical name Sir William 1823-1883 British (German-born) inventor
Siena
or Sienna geographical name commune central Italy in Tuscany population 58,278 • Sienese or Siennese adjective or noun
Sienese
adjective or noun see Siena
Sienkiewicz
biographical name Henryk 1846-1916 pseudonym Litwas Polish novelist
sienna
noun Etymology: Italian terra di Siena, literally, Siena earth, from Siena, Italy Date: 1787 an earthy substance containing oxides of iron and usually of manganese that is ...
Sienna
geographical name see Siena
Siennese
adjective or noun see Siena
sierra
noun Etymology: Spanish, literally, saw, from Latin serra Date: 1600 1. a. a range of mountains especially with a serrated or irregular outline b. the country about a ...
Sierra
Date: 1952 — a communications code word for the letter s
Sierra Blanca Peak
geographical name mountain 12,003 feet (3658 meters) S central New Mexico in Sierra Blanca Range of the Sacramento Mountains
Sierra de Gredos
geographical name mountain range W central Spain, SW extension of Sierra de Guadarrama; highest peak Plaza de Almanzor about 8500 feet (2591 meters)
Sierra de Guadarrama
geographical name mountain range central Spain; highest peak Pico de Peñalara 7970 feet (2429 meters)
Sierra Leone
geographical name country W Africa on the Atlantic; a dominion of the Commonwealth of Nations capital Freetown area 27,699 square miles (71,740 square kilometers), population ...
Sierra Leonean
adjective or noun see Sierra Leone
Sierra Madre del Sur
geographical name mountain range S Mexico along Pacific coast in Guerrero & Oaxaca
Sierra Madre Occidental
geographical name mountain range NW Mexico parallel to the Pacific coast
Sierra Madre Oriental
geographical name mountain range E Mexico parallel to coast of Gulf of Mexico
Sierra Morena
geographical name mountain range SW Spain between the Guadiana & the Guadalquivir; highest peak Estrella 4339 feet (1322 meters)
Sierra Nevada
geographical name 1. mountain range E California extending into W Nevada — see Whitney (Mount) 2. mountain range S Spain; highest peak Mulhacén about 11,410 feet (3478 ...
Sierra Nevada de Mérida
geographical name — see cordillera de merida
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
geographical name mountain range N Colombia on Caribbean coast
Sierra Vista
geographical name city SE Arizona population 37,775
sierran
adjective Date: 1873 1. of or relating to a sierra 2. capitalized of or relating to the Sierra Nevada Mountains of the western United States
Sierran
noun Date: 1906 a native or inhabitant of the region around the Sierra Nevada Mountains
siesta
noun Etymology: Spanish, from Latin sexta (hora) noon, literally, sixth hour — more at sext Date: 1655 an afternoon nap or rest
sieva bean
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1888 a bean plant (Phaseolus lunatus) of tropical America that is closely related to and sometimes classified with the lima bean; also ...
sieve
I. noun Etymology: Middle English sive, from Old English sife; akin to Old High German sib sieve Date: before 12th century a device with meshes or perforations through which ...
sieve of Eratosthenes
Date: 1803 a procedure for finding prime numbers that involves writing down the odd numbers from 2 up in succession and crossing out every third number after 3, every fifth ...
sieve plate
noun Date: 1875 a perforated wall or part of a wall at the end of one of the individual cells making up a sieve tube
sieve tube
noun Date: 1875 a tube consisting of an end-to-end series of thin-walled living plant cells characteristic of the phloem and held to function chiefly in translocation of ...
sievert
noun Etymology: Rolf Maximilian Sievert died 1966 Swedish radiologist Date: 1945 an SI unit for the dosage of ionizing radiation equal to 100 rems
Sieyès
biographical name Emmanuel-Joseph 1748-1836 French revolutionary
sifaka
noun Etymology: Malagasy Date: 1845 any of several diurnal mostly black-and-white lemurs (genus Propithecus) with a long tail and silky fur
sift
verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English siftan; akin to Old English sife sieve Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. a. to put through a sieve b. ...
sifter
noun see sift
sifting
noun Date: 15th century 1. the act or process of sifting 2. plural sifted material
sig
abbreviation signature
Sig
abbreviation signa
SIG
abbreviation special interest group
sigh
I. verb Etymology: Middle English sihen, alteration of sichen, from Old English sīcan; akin to Middle Dutch versiken to sigh Date: 13th century intransitive verb 1. to ...
sigher
noun see sigh I
sight
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English gesiht faculty or act of sight, thing seen; akin to Old High German gisiht sight, Old English sēon to see Date: before 12th ...
sight for sore eyes
phrasal one whose appearance or arrival is an occasion for joy or relief
sight gag
noun Date: 1949 a comic bit or episode whose effect is produced by pantomime or camera shot rather than by words
sight hound
noun Date: 1969 a hound (as a greyhound) that hunts and pursues game by sight rather than by scent — compare scent hound
sight line
noun Date: 1753 a line extending from an observer's eye to a viewed object or area (as a stage)
sight reader
noun see sight-read
sight rhyme
noun Date: circa 1936 eye rhyme
sight unseen
adverb Date: 1892 without inspection or appraisal
sight-read
verb (sight-read; sight-reading) Etymology: back-formation from sight reader Date: 1903 transitive verb to read (as a foreign language) or perform (music) without previous ...
sighted
adjective Date: 1552 having sight
sightless
adjective Date: 13th century 1. lacking sight ; blind 2. invisible 1 • sightlessly adverb • sightlessness noun
sightlessly
adverb see sightless
sightlessness
noun see sightless
sightliness
noun see sightly
sightly
adjective Date: 1534 1. pleasing to the sight ; attractive 2. affording a fine view • sightliness noun • sightly adverb
sightsee
intransitive verb (past -saw; present part -seeing) Etymology: back-formation from sightseeing Date: 1824 to go about seeing sights of interest • sightseer noun
sightseeing
adjective Date: 1827 devoted to or used for seeing sights • sightseeing noun
sightseer
noun see sightsee
sigil
noun Etymology: Middle English sigulle, from Latin sigillum — more at seal Date: 15th century 1. seal, signet 2. a sign, word, or device held to have occult power in ...
SIGINT
noun Etymology: signals intelligence Date: 1969 intelligence obtained through the interception of transmission signals
Sigismund
biographical name 1368-1437 Holy Roman emperor (1433-37)
sigma
noun Etymology: Greek Date: 1584 1. the 18th letter of the Greek alphabet — see alphabet table 2. standard deviation
sigmoid
also sigmoidal adjective Etymology: Greek sigmoeidēs, from sigma; from a common form of sigma shaped like the Roman letter C Date: 1670 1. a. curved like the letter C ...
sigmoid colon
noun Date: 1896 the contracted and crooked part of the colon immediately above the rectum — called also sigmoid flexure
sigmoid flexure
noun see sigmoid colon
sigmoidal
adjective see sigmoid
sigmoidally
adverb see sigmoid
sigmoidoscope
noun Date: circa 1900 an endoscope designed to be passed through the anus for visual examination especially of the sigmoid colon • sigmoidoscopic adjective • ...
sigmoidoscopic
adjective see sigmoidoscope
sigmoidoscopy
noun see sigmoidoscope
sign
I. noun Etymology: Middle English signe, from Anglo-French, from Latin signum mark, token, sign, image, seal; perhaps akin to Latin secare to cut — more at saw Date: 13th ...
sign in
verb Date: 1930 intransitive verb to make a record of arrival by signing a register or punching a time clock transitive verb to record arrival of (a person) or receipt ...
sign language
noun Date: 1847 1. a formal language employing a system of hand gestures for communication (as by the deaf) 2. an unsystematic method of communicating chiefly by manual ...
sign of aggregation
Date: circa 1942 any of various conventional devices (as braces, brackets, parentheses, or vinculums) used in mathematics to indicate that two or more terms are to be treated ...
sign of the cross
Date: 14th century a gesture of the hand forming a cross especially on forehead, breast, and shoulders to profess Christian faith or invoke divine protection or blessing
sign off
intransitive verb Date: 1923 1. to announce the end of something (as a message or broadcast) 2. to approve or acknowledge something by or as if by a signature • ...
sign on
intransitive verb Date: 1906 1. to engage oneself by or as if by a signature 2. to announce the start of broadcasting for the day • sign-on noun
sign out
verb Date: 1948 intransitive verb to indicate departure by signing a register transitive verb to record or approve the release or departure of • sign-out noun or ...
sign up
intransitive verb Date: 1926 to sign one's name (as to a contract) in order to obtain, do, or join something • sign-up noun or adjective
sign-off
noun see sign off
sign-on
noun see sign on
sign-out
noun or adjective see sign out
sign-up
noun or adjective see sign up
signa
verb imperative Etymology: Latin, indicate, mark, imperative of signare Date: 1896 write on label
signage
noun Date: 1976 signs (as of identification, warning, or direction) or a system of such signs
signal
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin signale, from Late Latin, neuter of signalis of a sign, from Latin signum Date: 14th century 1. sign, indication 2. ...
signaler
noun see signal II
signalise
British variant of signalize
signalization
noun see signalize
signalize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1654 1. to make conspicuous ; distinguish, mark 2. to point out carefully or distinctly 3. to make signals to ; signal; also ...
signaller
noun see signal II
signally
adverb Date: 1641 in a signal manner ; notably
signalman
noun Date: 1737 a person who signals or works with signals (as on a railway)
signalment
noun Etymology: French signalement, from signaler Date: 1778 description by peculiar, appropriate, or characteristic marks; specifically the systematic description of a ...
signatory
noun (plural -ries) Etymology: Latin signatorius of sealing, from signare Date: 1866 a signer with another or others ; especially a government bound with others by a signed ...
signature
noun Etymology: Middle French or Medieval Latin; Middle French, from Medieval Latin signatura, from Latin signatus, past participle of signare to sign, seal Date: 1536 1. ...
signboard
noun Date: 1632 a board bearing a notice or sign
signed
adjective Date: 1873 having a sign; especially having a plus or minus sign
signee
noun see sign II
signer
noun see sign II
signet
I. noun Etymology: Middle English small seal, signet ring, from Anglo-French, diminutive of signe sign, seal Date: 14th century 1. a seal used officially to give personal ...
signet ring
noun Date: 1681 a finger ring engraved with a signet, seal, or monogram ; seal ring
significance
noun Date: 13th century 1. a. something that is conveyed as a meaning often obscurely or indirectly b. the quality of conveying or implying 2. a. the quality of ...
significance level
noun Date: 1947 level of significance
significancy
noun Date: circa 1595 significance
significant
adjective Etymology: Latin significant-, significans, present participle of significare to signify Date: 1579 1. having meaning; especially suggestive 2. a. having or ...
significant digit
noun Date: 1923 any of the digits of a number beginning with the digit farthest to the left that is not zero and ending with the last digit farthest to the right that is ...
significant figure
noun see significant digit
significant other
noun Date: 1953 a person who is important to one's well-being; especially a spouse or one in a similar relationship
significantly
adverb Date: 1577 1. in a significant manner ; to a significant degree 2. it is significant
signification
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. the act or process of signifying by signs or other symbolic means b. a formal notification 2. purport; especially the meaning that a ...
significative
adjective Date: 15th century 1. significant, suggestive 2. indicative
significs
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: signify Date: 1896 semiotic, semantics
signified
noun Date: 1939 a concept or meaning as distinguished from the sign through which it is communicated — compare signifier 2
signifier
noun Date: 1532 1. one that signifies 2. a symbol, sound, or image (as a word) that represents an underlying concept or meaning — compare signified
signify
verb (-fied; -fying) Etymology: Middle English signifien, from Anglo-French signifier, from Latin significare to indicate, signify, from signum sign Date: 13th century ...
signifying
noun Date: 1959 a good-natured needling or goading especially among urban blacks by means of indirect gibes and clever often preposterous put-downs; also dozens
signior
noun see signor
signiory
noun see signory
signor
also signior noun (plural signors or signori; also signiors) Etymology: Italian signore, signor, from Medieval Latin senior superior, lord — more at senor Date: 1545 an ...
signora
noun (plural signoras or signore) Etymology: Italian, feminine of signore, signor Date: 1741 a married Italian woman usually of rank or gentility — used as a title ...
signore
noun (plural signori) Etymology: Italian Date: 1594 signor
signorina
noun (plural -nas or signorine) Etymology: Italian, from diminutive of signora Date: 1820 an unmarried Italian woman — used as a title equivalent to Miss
signory
or signiory noun (plural signories or signiories) Etymology: Middle English signorie, from Anglo-French seignurie Date: 14th century seigniory

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