sign in
verb Date: 1930 intransitive verb to make a record of arrival by signing a register or punching a time clock transitive verb to record arrival of (a person) or receipt of (an article) by signing

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  • sign out — {v.} To write your name on a special list or in a record book to show that you are leaving a place. * /Most of the students sign out on Friday./ Contrast SIGN IN …   Dictionary of American idioms

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