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Bound by signed agreement: the signatory parties to a contract.
n. pl. sig·na·to·ries
1. One who has signed a contract or other legal document as a party.
2. A country that is a party to a treaty.
[Latin signātōrius, from signātus, past participle of signāre, to mark, from signum, sign; see sign.]
n, pl -ries
(Law) a person who has signed a document such as a treaty or contract or an organization, state, etc, on whose behalf such a document has been signed
(Law) having signed a document, treaty, etc
[C17: from Latin signātōrius concerning sealing, from signāre to seal, from signum a mark]
sig•na•to•ry(ˈsɪg nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)
adj., n., pl. -ries. adj.
1. having signed, or joined in signing, a document: the signatory powers to a treaty.n.
2. the signer, or one of the signers, of a document: The U.S. and British delegates were among the signatories.
[1860–65; < Latin signātōrius of, belonging to sealing, derivative of signā(re) to mark, seal]
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|Noun||1.||signatory - someone who signs and is bound by a document|
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
cosignatory, cosigner - one of two or more signers of the same document (as a treaty or declaration)
cosigner - a signer in addition to the principal signer (to verify the authenticity of the principal signature or to provide surety)
abhorrer - a signer of a 1679 address to Charles II in which those who petitioned for the reconvening of parliament were condemned and abhorred
endorser, indorser - a person who transfers his ownership interest in something by signing a check or negotiable security