Countersign Coun`ter*sign" (-s?n`; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Countersigned} (-s?nd`); p. pr. & vb. n. {Countersigning}.] [Counter- + sign: cf. F. contresigner.] To sign on the opposite side of (an instrument or writing); hence, to sign in addition to the signature of a principal or superior, in order to attest the authenticity of a writing. [1913 Webster]

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