Definition of Sign away
1. Verb. Formally assign ownership of. "She signed away her rights"
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sign Away
Literary usage of Sign away
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1. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1826)
"RESIGN, from re and signo, signifies le sign away or back from one's self. RENOUNCE, in Latin renuncio, from nuncio to tell or declare, is to declare oft' ..."
2. The Book of the Indians of North America: Illustrating Their Manners by Old Humphrey, John Frost (1852)
"... and they sign away land of the Sacs' nation — American whites deceive the Sacs, and Black Hawk joins the British — His battles — He returns home ..."
3. Lives of Famous Indian Chiefs, from Cofachiqui, the Indian Princess, and by Norman Barton Wood (1906)
"Old Joseph was present, and when Mr. Spaulding urged him to sign the treaty, he answered, "Why do you ask me to sign away my country? ..."