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

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sign in — {v.} To write your name on a special list or in a record book to show that you are present. * /Every worker must sign in when coming back to work./ * /Teachers go to the office and sign in each morning before going to their classrooms./ Contrast… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sign in — {v.} To write your name on a special list or in a record book to show that you are present. * /Every worker must sign in when coming back to work./ * /Teachers go to the office and sign in each morning before going to their classrooms./ Contrast… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Sign in —   [dt. anmelden] (Sign on), (Log in) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • sign in — sign your name to show you are in the building    Be sure to sign in. We want to know that you are safe inside …   English idioms

  • sign in — index empanel, register Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sign in — phrasal verb Word forms sign in : present tense I/you/we/they sign in he/she/it signs in present participle signing in past tense signed in past participle signed in 1) [intransitive/transitive] to write your name on an official list when you… …   English dictionary

  • sign in — UK US sign in Phrasal Verb with sign({{}}/saɪn/ verb ► to sign your name in a book when you arrive at an office, hotel, etc. to show that you have arrived and are in the building: »Remember to sign in when you arrive at the conference …   Financial and business terms

  • sign in — to write your name on an official list when entering a place. Messengers are required to sign in at the front desk. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form sign someone in to write someone s name on an official list when they enter a place: An… …   New idioms dictionary

  • sign\ in — v To write your name on a special list or in a record book to show that you are present. Every worker must sign in when coming back to work. Teachers go to the office and sign in each morning before going to their classrooms. Contrast: sign out …   Словарь американских идиом

  • sign-in — /suyn in /, n. an act, an instance, or a time of signing in. [1945 50; n. use of v. phrase sign in] * * * …   Universalium

  • sign in — PHRASAL VERB If you sign in, you officially indicate that you have arrived at a hotel or club by signing a book or form. [V P] I signed in and crunched across the gravel to my room …   English dictionary

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