sign up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v sign up join a club, an activity, etc. with the intention to join or participate, "Sign up for yoga classes"
    • v sign up engage by written agreement "They signed two new pitchers for the next season"
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Quotations

  • Victoria Billings
    Victoria Billings
    “Whether he admits it or not, a man has been brought up to look at money as a sign of his virility, a symbol of his power, a bigger phallic symbol than a Porsche.”
  • Brigham Young
    Brigham%20Young
    “Remember, a chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up.”

Usage

In literature:

Now I know why they're up there; they want to figure out from the signs we've left just what we've been up to.
"The Rules of the Game" by Stewart Edward White
See that sign up there?
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume II, Arkansas Narratives, Part 2" by Work Projects Administration
At the first sign of danger we will come for you, and we will all escape together by way of the wood up yonder.
"The Downfall" by Emile Zola
I might sign up for one if you want me to.
"Queed" by Henry Sydnor Harrison
At the side of the doorway he had two signs stuck up.
"Somewhere in Red Gap" by Harry Leon Wilson
The hotel opposite put up a sign: 'None of the Discomforts of Home for Two Dollars.
"More Toasts"
The next morning we had ordered our horses, when Timothy came up to me, and made a sign, as we were at breakfast, for me to come out.
"Japhet, In Search Of A Father" by Frederick Marryat
He drew up a paper to which sixty-six names were signed.
"Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, August, 1863, No. 70" by Various
And so a contract was drawn up which had to be signed.
"The Odds" by Ethel M. Dell
Pat looked up at the sign and then at Courtland's face, figuring out, as he usually could, what was the matter with Court.
"The Witness" by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
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In poetry:

The road was rocks and wilderness
And never a sign of a town,
It tapered up a wicked hill,
I tried to curse it down,
"The Bachelor" by John Crowe Ransom
A king came, to him climbing up,
An Order in his one hand bearing:
"Who great become, this sign are wearing."
—The growling giant said but "Stop!"
"Post Festum" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
What can I do for thee, Beloved,
Whose feet so little while ago
Trod the same way-side dust with mine,
And now up paths I do not know
Speed, without sound or sign?
"Commissioned" by Susan Coolidge
There was heard the sound of a coming foe,
There was sent through Britain a bended Bow,
And a voice was pour'd on the free winds far,
As the land rose up at the sign of war.
"The Bended Bow" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
Once I was blind, and could not see the light,
Then up to Jerusalem I took my flight,
I was led by the evangelist through a wilderness of care,
You may see by the sign and the badge that I wear.
"The Masonic Hymn" by Anonymous British
Twenty odd year she’s marry, Belzemire Lafreniere,
An' oh! but she’s feelin' lonesome 'cos never a sign is dere--
Purty long tam for waitin', but poor leetle Belzemire
She’s bad enough now for pay up all of dem twenty year.
"Doctor Hilaire" by William Henry Drummond

In news:

Sign up to receive yours HERE.
But when you're Tim Tebow, that is the situation you signed up for when you chose to be a popular quarterback for the New York Jets.
Get your friends or the family signed up for a miniature golf tournament this Thursday evening.
The South Lake Tahoe Branch Library will celebrate the California Reads Searching for Democracy project and host the National Library Card Sign-up Contest throughout September.
Enter your email below to sign up for the GuySpeed newsletter.
Enter your email below to sign up for The Buzz newsletter.
A hundred twenty-eight more witnesses were signed up to testify.
Sign up here to receive the Dance Retailer News enewsletter.
The 49ers have signed up for their second international regular season game and will play Denver in London on Oct 31.
A schedule with a sign-up sheet was sent to 3,000 alumni last week.
The amount of work required to guide a child through the world is so staggering that it's surprising people keep signing up for the job.
Make sure to sign up to get "Afternoon Fix" in your e-mail inbox every day by 5 (ish) pm.
If you are not getting my free report make sure you get signed up by following the link below.
How much of the Lakers pulling the plug on Mike Brown was connected to the panic surge created by DirecTV's resistance to sign up with the new Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Deportes.
1,200 teens sign up for summer jobs plan.
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In science:

One of the t bits is used up for storing the sign of the integer.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
One of the t bits is used up for storing the sign of the integer.
Monte Carlo: Basics
Note that, at each point, both V and θ are uniquely determined up to sign.
Harmonic morphisms with one-dimensional fibres on Einstein manifolds
In our case fn are defined up to a sign, without importance for the result.
Coassociativity breaking and oriented graphs
Thus up to a sign t(∆(xj xj ′ )) = xj+1 xj ′ +1 .
Coassociativity breaking and oriented graphs
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