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sign up

sign up
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sahyn uhp]
    • /saɪn ʌp/
    • /saɪn ʌp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sahyn uhp]
    • /saɪn ʌp/

Definitions of sign up words

  • noun sign up a token; indication. 1
  • noun sign up any object, action, event, pattern, etc., that conveys a meaning. 1
  • noun sign up a conventional or arbitrary mark, figure, or symbol used as an abbreviation for the word or words it represents. 1
  • noun sign up a motion or gesture used to express or convey an idea, command, decision, etc.: Her nod was a sign that it was time to leave. 1
  • noun sign up a notice, bearing a name, direction, warning, or advertisement, that is displayed or posted for public view: a traffic sign; a store sign. 1
  • noun sign up a trace; vestige: There wasn't a sign of them. 1

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Origin of sign up

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
First recorded in 1945-50; noun use of verb phrase sign up

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Sign up

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

sign up popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 48% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

sign up usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for sign up

verb sign up

  • ante up — If you ante up an amount of money, you pay your share, sometimes unwillingly.
  • bring forward — If you bring forward a meeting or event, you arrange for it to take place at an earlier date or time than had been planned.
  • call up — If you call someone up, you telephone them.
  • catalogued — a list or record, as of items for sale or courses at a university, systematically arranged and often including descriptive material: a stamp catalog.
  • cataloguing — a list or record, as of items for sale or courses at a university, systematically arranged and often including descriptive material: a stamp catalog.

Antonyms for sign up

verb sign up

  • disjoin — to undo or prevent the junction or union of; disunite; separate.

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