Phrasal Verbs Using 'Sign'
Give away legal or property rights
Example:He SIGNED AWAY his rights to compensation when he signed the contract.
Write a signature on behalf on someone
Example:My boss was out for the day, so I SIGNED her letters FOR her.
Register in a hotel
Example:We SIGNED IN and went straight to bed.
Open a computer program that requires a name and password
Example:I SIGNED IN and started chatting online.
Write your name when entering a place
Example:You have to SIGN IN before you can enter the club.
Open a particular computer program that requires a name and password
Example:I SIGN INTO MSN Messenger automatically when I boot up.
End a message
Example:I'll SIGN OFF now, but will write again next week.
Close a claim for unemployment benefit
Example:I SIGNED OFF when I got my new job.
Stop doing something to leave
Example:I'm SIGNING OFF now and going home- I'm shattered.
Give someone a letter to be away from work
Example:My doctor SIGNED me OFF for a month with back problems.
Give official approval
Example:The director SIGNED OFF ON the plans to increase sales.
Open a claim for unemployment benefit
Example:I had to SIGN ON when I lost my job.
Agree to participate
Example:I've SIGNED ON to help at the village fete.
Example:He SIGNS ON the same way every show.
Example:We've SIGNED ON two new teachers.
Sign a document joining or agreeing to something
Example:He's SIGNED ON WITH Manchester United for the next three years.
Close a computer program that requires a name and password
Example:I SIGNED OUT and then shut the computer down.
Sign something to show you have borrowed something
Example:Could you SIGN those books OUT, please?
Close a particular computer program that requires a name and password
Example:I SIGNED OUT OF MSN Messenger and shut the computer down.
Give your name to do something
Example:I've SIGNED UP as a volunteer.
Example:I SIGNED UP for their newsletter.
Make a contract with
Example:She's SIGNED WITH EMI for the next few years.