What does signature mean?

Definitions for signature
ˈsɪg nə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊərsig·na·ture

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. signaturenoun

    your name written in your own handwriting

  2. touch, signaturenoun

    a distinguishing style

    "this room needs a woman's touch"

  3. signature, signature tune, theme songnoun

    a melody used to identify a performer or a dance band or radio/tv program

  4. key signature, signaturenoun

    the sharps or flats that follow the clef and indicate the key

  5. signaturenoun

    a sheet with several pages printed on it; it folds to page size and is bound with other signatures to form a book

Wiktionary

  1. signaturenoun

    A person's autograph name.

  2. signaturenoun

    The act of signing one's name.

  3. signaturenoun

    That part of a doctor's prescription containing directions for the patient.

  4. signaturenoun

    Signs on the stave indicating key and tempo

  5. signaturenoun

    A group of four (or a multiple of four) pages printed such that, when folded, become a section of a book

  6. signaturenoun

    A pattern used for matching the identity of a virus, the parameter types of a method, etc.

  7. signaturenoun

    Data attached to a message that guarantees that the message originated from its claimed source.

  8. signaturenoun

    A mark or sign of implication.

  9. signatureadjective

    distinctive, characteristic indicative of identity

  10. Etymology: From signature, from Latin signatura, future passive periphrastic of verb signare, "to sign", from signum, "sign", + -tura, feminine of -turus, future passive periphrastic suffix.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Signaturenoun

    Etymology: signature, Fr. signatura, from signo, Lat.

    The brain being well furnished with various traces, signatures, and images, will have a rich treasure always ready to be offered to the soul. Isaac Watts.

    That natural and indelible signature of God, which human souls, in their first origin, are supposed to be stampt with, we have no need of in disputes against atheism. Richard Bentley.

    Vulgar parents cannot stamp their race
    With signatures of such majestick grace. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.

    All bodies work by the communication of their nature, or by the impression and signatures of their motions: the diffusion of species visible, seemeth to participate more of the former, and the species audible of the latter. Francis Bacon, Nat. History.

    Some plants bear a very evident signature of their nature and use. Henry More, against Atheism.

    Seek out for plants, and signatures,
    To quack of universal cures. Hudibras.

    Herbs are described by marks and signatures, so far as to distinguish them from one another. Thomas Baker, on Learning.

    The most despicable pieces of decayed nature are curiously wrought with eminent signatures of divine wisdom. Joseph Glanvill.

    Some rely on certain marks and signatures of their election, and others on their belonging to some particular church or sect. John Rogers, Sermons.

Wikipedia

  1. Signature

    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.

ChatGPT

  1. signature

    A signature is a person's name written in a distinctive way that is unique to them, used for the purposes of identification, confirmation, or authorization on a document. It can also refer to a distinctive or identifying characteristic, pattern, or feature of something or someone. In computer science, it refers to a pattern that allows the identification of viruses or cryptographic algorithms; in mathematics, it symbolizes certain properties of a permutation or a real quadratic form.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Signatureverb

    a sign, stamp, or mark impressed, as by a seal

  2. Signatureverb

    especially, the name of any person, written with his own hand, employed to signify that the writing which precedes accords with his wishes or intentions; a sign manual; an autograph

  3. Signatureverb

    an outward mark by which internal characteristics were supposed to be indicated

  4. Signatureverb

    a resemblance between the external characters of a disease and those of some physical agent, for instance, that existing between the red skin of scarlet fever and a red cloth; -- supposed to indicate this agent in the treatment of the disease

  5. Signatureverb

    the designation of the key (when not C major, or its relative, A minor) by means of one or more sharps or flats at the beginning of the staff, immediately after the clef, affecting all notes of the same letter throughout the piece or movement. Each minor key has the same signature as its relative major

  6. Signatureverb

    a letter or figure placed at the bottom of the first page of each sheet of a book or pamphlet, as a direction to the binder in arranging and folding the sheets

  7. Signatureverb

    the printed sheet so marked, or the form from which it is printed; as, to reprint one or more signatures

  8. Signatureverb

    that part of a prescription which contains the directions to the patient. It is usually prefaced by S or Sig. (an abbreviation for the Latin signa, imperative of signare to sign or mark)

  9. Signatureverb

    to mark with, or as with, a signature or signatures

  10. Etymology: [F. (cf. It. signatura, segnatura, Sp. & LL. signatura), from L. signare, signatum. See Sign, v. t.]

Wikidata

  1. Signature

    A signature is a handwritten 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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Signature

    sig′na-tūr, n. a sign or mark: the name of a person written by himself: (mus.) the flats and sharps after the clef to show the key: a sheet after being folded, the figure or letter at the foot of the page indicating such.—adj. Sig′nāte, designate: bearing spots resembling letters.—ns. Signā′tion, anything used as a sign, an emblem; Sig′natory, Sig′natary, Sig′nitary, one bound by signature to some agreement.—adj. having signed, bound by signature.—Doctrine of signatures, an inveterate belief in early medicine that plants and minerals bore certain symbolical marks which indicated the diseases for which nature had intended them as special remedies. [Fr.,—Low L. signatura—L. signāre, -ātum, to sign.]

CrunchBase

  1. Signature

    Signature is the app premier retail brands choose to help their customers receive VIP treatment. Using the latest mobile technology, Signature has created a next-generation retail service with the goal of increasing in-store engagement and conversion, while delighting shoppers. The Signature mobile app is the ultimate personal shopping assistant, delivering to customers’ mobile devices a curated shopping experience, with up-to-date product information, and enhanced customer service experience. For retailers, Signature enables sales associates to build deeper relationships with customers by giving them a simple, intuitive app to access customer information and product catalogs at their fingertips. The Signature experience includes: notifications via mobile phone around shopping events and information such as updates on preferred items and brands, or when new arrivals hit the floor; an in-store greeting with a summary of what’s new, the latest fashions on the floor, and any relevant sales or events; real-time visibility into when preferred sales associates are in-store, along with the ability to make appointments and leave messages for associates; and personal, one-on-one service…sales associates will tailor the shopping experience to shoppers’ preferences, favorites, and sizes.Based in San Francisco, Signature was founded in 2010 and is backed by a prominent group of venture capital and angel investors.

Editors Contribution

  1. signature

    To type or write a name on a specific document.

    When the parcel is delivered you always have to sign for it.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 26, 2020  

Entomology

  1. Signature

    a colored blotch of any size or shape.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'signature' in Nouns Frequency: #2266

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of signature in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of signature in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of signature in a Sentence

  1. Suffolk County Supreme Court:

    The case, which is an uncontested matrimonial, was filed on July 9in State Supreme Court in Suffolk County, N.Y., and is awaiting judicial review of the agreement, upon a judges signature, it will be sent to the court clerks office to be entered.

  2. Joe Biden:

    The mayor said, when we passed it, the signature piece of this administration, it's a disgrace, they're the exact words. It was a disgrace. Look it up, check it out, it was a disgrace.

  3. Diego Maradona:

    Fidel is doing very well, here's the signature ... I'm showing it to you so you can show it to the world.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    Its Senate Democrats only sure path to making a law with anywhere near the urgency these Americans deserve. It is the only bill on the table with any provision for the Midwest flooding, and, its the only bill on the table that could earn a presidential signature in time to deliver urgent relief on the nutrition assistance in Puerto Rico.

  5. Hanniball Hill:

    My signature is worth more than that.

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