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SIGNATURE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does signature mean? 

SIGNATURE (noun)
  The noun SIGNATURE has 5 senses:

1. your name written in your own handwriting
2. a distinguishing style
3. a melody used to identify a performer or a dance band or radio/tv program
4. the sharps or flats that follow the clef and indicate the key
5. a sheet with several pages printed on it; it folds to page size and is bound with other signatures to form a book

  Familiarity information: SIGNATURE used as a noun is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


SIGNATURE (noun)


Sense 1signature [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Your name written in your own handwriting

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("signature" is a kind of...):

name (a language unit by which a person or thing is known)

Meronyms (parts of "signature"):

paraph (a flourish added after or under your signature (originally to protect against forgery))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "signature"):

allograph (a signature written by one person for another)

autograph; John Hancock (a person's own signature)

countersign; countersignature (a second confirming signature endorsing a document already signed)

endorsement; indorsement (a signature that validates something)

sign manual (the signature of a sovereign on an official document)


Sense 2signature [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A distinguishing style

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

signature; touch

Context example:

this room needs a woman's touch

Hypernyms ("signature" is a kind of...):

fashion; manner; mode; style; way (how something is done or how it happens)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "signature"):

common touch (the property of appealing to people in general (usually by appearing to have qualities in common with them))


Sense 3signature [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

signature tune; theme song; signature

Hypernyms ("signature" is a kind of...):

air; line; melodic line; melodic phrase; melody; strain; tune (a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence)


Sense 4signature [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

key signature; signature

Hypernyms ("signature" is a kind of...):

musical notation (a notation used by musicians)


Sense 5signature [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("signature" is a kind of...):

piece of paper; sheet; sheet of paper (used for writing or printing)

Holonyms ("signature" is a part of...):

book (a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together))


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