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Definitions for signatory
ˈsɪg nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr isig·na·to·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. signer, signatorynoun

    someone who signs and is bound by a document


  1. signatorynoun

    One who signs or signed something.

    John Hancock is famous for being the first signatory to the American Declaration of Indepence, and for writing his name large.

  2. Etymology: From signatorius.


  1. signatory

    A signature (; from Latin: signare, "to sign") is a handwritten (and often stylized) depiction of someone's name, nickname, or even a simple "X" or other mark that a person writes on documents as a proof of identity and intent. The writer of a signature is a signatory or signer. Similar to a handwritten signature, a signature work describes the work as readily identifying its creator. A signature may be confused with an autograph, which is chiefly an artistic signature. This can lead to confusion when people have both an autograph and signature and as such some people in the public eye keep their signatures private whilst fully publishing their autograph.


  1. signatory

    A signatory is an individual, organization, or country that has signed a formal agreement, contract, or legal document, indicating their acceptance of its terms or conditions. They are officially recognized as a party to the agreement and are bound by its rules or obligations.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Signatoryadjective

    relating to a seal; used in sealing

  2. Signatoryadjective

    signing; joining or sharing in a signature; as, signatory powers

  3. Signatorynoun

    a signer; one who signs or subscribes; as, a conference of signatories

  4. Etymology: [L. signatorius.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of signatory in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of signatory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of signatory in a Sentence

  1. Kerenga Kua:

    Any signatory to a contract can, anytime after an agreement has been signed, go back to the negotiating table if they are, as an afterthought, unsatisfied with certain aspects of the terms and conditions of the contract, our approach is purely commercial in nature.

  2. Rene Campbell:

    The onus is on the athletes to adhere to the rules and regulations set by their federation, my federation( The IFBB), is a signatory to the World Anti-Doping Agency( World Anti-Doping Agency) Code, and the The IFBB anti-doping rules are in full compliance with the 2015 WADA code.

  3. Simone Dettling:

    Ultimately, banks that are not in line with their commitments and do not make progress can be stripped of their signatory status.

  4. Sunny Gil:

    The central jail is for criminals, not asylum seekers, but they put us in jail like we are criminals, even though they are not signatory, there is something called human rights.

  5. Scott Perry:

    We are a treaty signatory. We made a guarantee with some of our European NATO partners that if they're ever attacked, we would be there to defend them, we would come in with armed forces, vladimir Putin hasn't gotten there yet, but he's on the doorstep right now, and if he goes any further, we are there, so that's a good reason to be concerned.

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