signpost


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sign·post

 (sīn′pōst′)
n.
1. A post supporting a sign or signs with information or directions.
2. An indication, sign, or guide.

signpost

(ˈsaɪnˌpəʊst)
n
1. a post bearing a sign that shows the way, as at a roadside
2. something that serves as a clue or indication; sign
vb (tr; usually passive)
3. to mark with signposts
4. to indicate direction towards: the camp site is signposted from the road.

sign•post

(ˈsaɪnˌpoʊst)

n.
1. a post bearing a sign that gives information or guidance.
2. any immediately perceptible indication.

signpost


Past participle: signposted
Gerund: signposting

Imperative
signpost
signpost
Present
I signpost
you signpost
he/she/it signposts
we signpost
you signpost
they signpost
Preterite
I signposted
you signposted
he/she/it signposted
we signposted
you signposted
they signposted
Present Continuous
I am signposting
you are signposting
he/she/it is signposting
we are signposting
you are signposting
they are signposting
Present Perfect
I have signposted
you have signposted
he/she/it has signposted
we have signposted
you have signposted
they have signposted
Past Continuous
I was signposting
you were signposting
he/she/it was signposting
we were signposting
you were signposting
they were signposting
Past Perfect
I had signposted
you had signposted
he/she/it had signposted
we had signposted
you had signposted
they had signposted
Future
I will signpost
you will signpost
he/she/it will signpost
we will signpost
you will signpost
they will signpost
Future Perfect
I will have signposted
you will have signposted
he/she/it will have signposted
we will have signposted
you will have signposted
they will have signposted
Future Continuous
I will be signposting
you will be signposting
he/she/it will be signposting
we will be signposting
you will be signposting
they will be signposting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been signposting
you have been signposting
he/she/it has been signposting
we have been signposting
you have been signposting
they have been signposting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been signposting
you will have been signposting
he/she/it will have been signposting
we will have been signposting
you will have been signposting
they will have been signposting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been signposting
you had been signposting
he/she/it had been signposting
we had been signposting
you had been signposting
they had been signposting
Conditional
I would signpost
you would signpost
he/she/it would signpost
we would signpost
you would signpost
they would signpost
Past Conditional
I would have signposted
you would have signposted
he/she/it would have signposted
we would have signposted
you would have signposted
they would have signposted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.signpost - a post bearing a sign that gives directions or shows the waysignpost - a post bearing a sign that gives directions or shows the way
sign - a public display of a message; "he posted signs in all the shop windows"
fingerboard, fingerpost - a guidepost resembling a hand with a pointing index finger
Verb1.signpost - mark with a signpost, as of a path
mark - designate as if by a mark; "This sign marks the border"
Translations
عَمود لافِتاتلافِتَة
směrová tabuleukazatelrozcestník
vejskilt
opastaulu
putokaz
útjelzõ tábla
vegvísir
道路標識
도로 표지
kažipot
skylt
เสาติดป้ายบอกทางตามถนน
işaret levhasıyol tabelası
biển chỉ đường

signpost

[ˈsaɪnpəʊst]
A. Nposte m indicador
B. VTindicar
the road is well signpostedla carretera tiene buena señalización, la carretera está bien señalizada

signpost

[ˈsaɪnpəʊst] n
(= road sign) → panneau m indicateur
(fig)jalon m
signposts to the future → les jalons de l'avenir

signpost

[ˈsaɪnˌpəʊst]
2. vt (fig) → indicare, segnalare

sign

(sain) noun
1. a mark used to mean something; a symbol. is the sign for addition.
2. a notice set up to give information (a shopkeeper's name, the direction of a town etc) to the public. road-sign.
3. a movement (eg a nod, wave of the hand) used to mean or represent something. He made a sign to me to keep still.
4. a piece of evidence suggesting that something is present or about to come. There were no signs of life at the house and he was afraid they were away; Clouds are often a sign of rain.
verb
1. to write one's name (on). Sign at the bottom, please.
2. to write (one's name) on a letter, document etc. He signed his name on the document.
3. to make a movement of the head, hand etc in order to show one's meaning. She signed to me to say nothing.
ˈsignboard noun
a board with a notice. In the garden was a signboard which read `House for Sale'.
ˈsignpost noun
a post with a sign on it, showing the direction and distance of places. We saw a signpost which told us we were 80 kilometres from London.
sign in/out
to record one's arrival or departure by writing one's name. He signed in at the hotel when he arrived.
sign up
1. to join an organization or make an agreement to do something etc by writing one's name.
2. to engage for work by making a legal contract.

signpost

لافِتَة směrová tabule vejskilt Wegweiser οδοδείκτης poste indicador opastaulu poteau indicateur putokaz segnale stradale 道路標識 도로 표지 wegwijzer veiviser drogowskaz placa de sinalização указательный столб skylt เสาติดป้ายบอกทางตามถนน yol tabelası biển chỉ đường 路标
References in classic literature ?
The poor discouraged huntsman sat down on a stone that supported the signpost, relieved himself of his gun and his gamebag, and heaved a long sigh.
and walked past him as if he had indeed been a signpost, and without attempting to inform him of the catastrophe beyond the rocks.
There are faces that call your attention by a cu- rious want of definiteness in their whole aspect, as, walking in a mist, you peer attentively at a vague shape which, after all, may be nothing more cu- rious or strange than a signpost.
For my part, I think such theories and feelings wholly mistaken: I believe knowing to be a very external and complicated relation, incapable of exact definition, dependent upon causal laws, and involving no more unity than there is between a signpost and the town to which it points.
He was aware of motes and specks of suspicion in the atmosphere of that time; seen through which medium, Christopher Casby was a mere Inn signpost, without any Inn--an invitation to rest and be thankful, when there was no place to put up at, and nothing whatever to be thankful for.
An hour's walk brought the travellers to a little road-side public-house, with two elm-trees, a horse trough, and a signpost, in front; one or two deformed hay-ricks behind, a kitchen garden at the side, and rotten sheds and mouldering outhouses jumbled in strange confusion all about it.
The village street--if street that could be called which was an irregular cluster of poor cottages of many heights and ages, some with their fronts, some with their backs, and some with gable ends towards the road, with here and there a signpost, or a shed encroaching on the path--was close at hand.
There were signposts at all the corners, and finally they came to one which read:
The buck wouldn't be able to help it; he had to expose himself in order to check out the new scent coming from the signpost Randy had strategically placed in the middle of a small food plot.
Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading" examines the new emphasis on text-dependent questions, rigor, text complexity, and what it means to be literate in the 21st century; identifies 6 signposts that help readers understand and respond to character development, conflict, point of view, and theme; provides 6 text-dependent anchor questions that help readers take note and read more closely; offers 6 Notice and Note model lessons, including text selections and teaching tools, that help you introduce each signpost to your students.
For each signpost, they created questions for students to ask and lessons for teaching them.
Witnesses yesterday reported a green Rover saloon crashed into the bus gate's central reservation at the junction with Manor Road, flattening a signpost mounted on it.