sign over


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sign over - 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"

sign

noun
1. Something visible or evident that gives grounds for believing in the existence or presence of something else:
2. Something that takes the place of words in communicating a thought or feeling:
3. An expressive, meaningful bodily movement:
Informal: high sign.
4. A usually public posting that conveys a message:
5. A conventional mark used in a writing system:
6. A phenomenon that serves as a sign or warning of some future good or evil:
Idiom: writing on the wall.
verb
1. To affix one's signature to:
Idioms: put one's John Hancock on, set one's hand to.
2. To make bodily motions so as to convey an idea or complement speech:
Idiom: give the high sign.
phrasal verb
sign on
Informal. To become a member of:
phrasal verb
sign over
To change the ownership of (property) by means of a legal document:
phrasal verb
sign up
To become a member of:
Informal: sign on.
Translations

w>sign over

vt sepüberschreiben (to sb jdm)
References in classic literature ?
Moving on, I at last came to a dim sort of light not far from the docks, and heard a forlorn creaking in the air; and looking up, saw a swinging sign over the door with a white painting upon it, faintly representing a tall straight jet of misty spray, and these words underneath -- The Spouter-Inn: --Peter Coffin.