sign off on sth

sign off on sth
UK US sign off on sth
Phrasal Verb with sign({{}}/saɪn/ verb
to formally approve or agree to something: »

The CEO personally signs off on every senior promotion.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • sign off on something — ˌsign ˈoff on sth derived (NAmE, informal) to express your approval of sth formally and definitely • The President hasn t signed off on this report. Main entry: ↑signderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • sign off — Ⅰ. UK US sign off Phrasal Verb with sign({{}}/saɪn/ verb ► to stop doing your work or another activity for a period of time: »Let s sign off for the day. Ⅱ. UK US sign (sth) off Phrasal Verb with sign({{}}/saɪn/ verb …   Financial and business terms

  • sign — sign1 W2S3 [saın] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(gives information)¦ 2¦(shows something is true)¦ 3¦(movement or sound)¦ 4¦(symbol)¦ 5¦(star sign)¦ 6¦(language)¦ 7 there is no sign of somebody/something 8 sign of life 9 sign of the times …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sign — 1 /saIn/ noun 1 STH THAT PROVES STH (C) an event, fact etc that shows that something is happening or that something is true; indication: sign of: The tests can detect early signs of disease. | sign that: Exports have risen by 20%, a sign that the …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sign — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sth that shows that sth exists/may happen ADJECTIVE ▪ classic, clear, definite, distinct, obvious, real, sure, telltale, unmistakable …   Collocations dictionary

  • sign sth off — UK US sign (sth) off Phrasal Verb with sign({{}}/saɪn/ verb ► COMMUNICATIONS to give a final message at the end of a letter or email or when communicating by radio: »There is no more news, so I ll sign off …   Financial and business terms

  • sign something off — ˌsign sthˈoff derived to give your formal approval to sth, by signing your name Main entry: ↑signderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • lay off — verb 1. put an end to a state or an activity (Freq. 3) Quit teasing your little brother • Syn: ↑discontinue, ↑stop, ↑cease, ↑give up, ↑quit • Ant: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • slack off (on something) — ˌslack ˈoff (on sth) derived to do sth more slowly or with less energy than before • He s gone from success to success in his movie career, and there s no sign of him slacking off. Main entry: ↑slackderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • put — verb past tense putpresent participle putting MOVE STH 1 (transitive always + adv/prep) to move something from one place or position into another, especially using your hands: put sth in/on/there etc: Put those bags on the table. | You should put …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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