Definition of Sign away

1. Verb. Formally assign ownership of. "She signed away her rights"

Exact synonyms: Sign Over
Generic synonyms: Cede, Deliver, Give Up, Surrender



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sign Away

sigmoidoscopic
sigmoidoscopies
sigmoidoscopy
sigmoidostomy
sigmoidotomy
sigmoidovesical fistula
sigmoids
sigmoscope
sign
sign(a)
sign-language(a)
sign-out
sign-outs
sign-post
sign-posts
sign away (current term)
sign bit
sign blindness
sign function
sign functions
sign in
sign industry
sign into law
sign language
sign languages
sign manual
sign of elongation
sign of the cross
sign of the orbicularis
sign of the times

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? ..."

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