sign away


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sign away

vb
(tr, adverb) to dispose of or lose by or as if by signing a document: he signed away all his rights.
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Verb1.sign away - formally assign ownership of; "She signed away her rights"
cede, surrender, give up, deliver - relinquish possession or control over; "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"
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w>sign away

vt sepverzichten auf (+acc); she felt she was signing away her lifesie hatte den Eindruck, ihr Leben abzuschreiben; I’m not going to sign my life away with a mortgageich werde mich nicht ein Leben lang mit einer Hypothek belasten
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Leave fame and coin alone, sign away on a ship to-morrow, and go back to your sea.
To this there was no exception, save when the accident was one for which the firm was liable; in that case they would send a slippery lawyer to see him, first to try to get him to sign away his claims, but if he was too smart for that, to promise him that he and his should always be provided with work.
Yea," said the Prior, "so thou hast told me ere now, but I know that this knight is so poor that he will gladly sign away his lands for two hundred pounds of hard money.
The brother, on his arrival in England, had imprudently placed himself in the power of Latimer and of his associate, whose name was Wilson Kemp--that through his ignorance of the language he was helpless in their hands, had kept him a prisoner, and had endeavored by cruelty and starvation to make him sign away his own and his sister's property.
However, they took court action, claiming a city council housing officer exerted "undue influence" to encourage Mrs Warren to sign away her tenancy.
Public health and education are essential for a fair society, and we must not let the Government sign away our rights to these services.
So, the 150 Unison care workers of Doncaster have rejected a one-off cash bribe to sign away their NHS pay and conditions in return for wage cuts of up to 50%.
EMMERDALE (7pm ITV) AS CHARITY demands that Zak and Lisa choose where their loyalty lies, with her or Sam, Declan is trying to play nice with Katie, hoping she'll sign away her rights to one of the houses he's trying to sell.
I'm employed in the public health system and my employer has given all the nurses a form asking us to sign away 10-hour breaks between shifts.
Ronaldo's mum helps bring up Cristiano Jnr after he paid the boy's unnamed mother pounds 10million to sign away her parental rights.
If the clubs don't want Premier League matches at times inconvenient for fans, don't sign away all rights to TV firms.
Today, she will sign away Katy Crighton, who is marrying partner Gary Moyes exactly 30 years after Molly, a gran of 10, completed Katy's birth certificate.