Noun Definition


1.Definition: (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided

Related Noun(s):house, mansion, planetary house, sign of the zodiac, star sign

Category: Places

2.Definition: (medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease

"There were no signs of asphyxiation"

Category: General

3.Definition: a character indicating a relation between quantities

"Don't forget the minus sign"

Category: General

4.Definition: a fundamental linguistic unit linking a signifier to that which is signified

"The bond between the signifier and the signified is arbitrary"

Category: General

5.Definition: a gesture that is part of a sign language

Category: General

6.Definition: a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)

"He showed signs of strain", "They welcomed the signs of spring"

Related Noun(s):mark

Category: General

7.Definition: a public display of a message

"He posted signs in all the shop windows"

Category: General

8.Definition: an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come

"He hoped it was an augury", "It was a sign from God"

Related Noun(s):augury, foretoken, preindication

Category: General

9.Definition: any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message

"Signals from the boat suddenly stopped"

Related Noun(s):signal

Category: General

10.Definition: having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges)

"He got the polarity of the battery reversed", "Charges of opposite sign"

Related Noun(s):polarity

Category: General

11.Definition: structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted

"The highway was lined with signboards"

Related Noun(s):signboard

Category: Objects