sign over something

sign over something
sign over (something) to give up your rights to something by writing your name on a document.

He signed over his death benefits in exchange for cash.

She agreed to sign the deed over to me.


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  • sign over — (something) to give up your rights to something by writing your name on a document. He signed over his death benefits in exchange for cash. She agreed to sign the deed over to me …   New idioms dictionary

  • sign over — verb formally assign ownership of She signed away her rights • Syn: ↑sign away • Hypernyms: ↑surrender, ↑cede, ↑deliver, ↑give up • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • sign over — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms sign over : present tense I/you/we/they sign over he/she/it signs over present participle signing over past tense signed over past participle signed over to officially give your property to someone by writing… …   English dictionary

  • sign over — PHRASAL VERB If you sign something over, you sign documents that give someone else property, possessions, or rights that were previously yours. [V P n (not pron)] Two years ago, he signed over his art collection to the New York Metropolitan… …   English dictionary

  • sign over — give something legally to someone by signing one s name He signed over his car to his son on his 21st birthday …   Idioms and examples

  • sign — [sīn] n. [ME signe < OFr < L signum, a mark, token, prob. < base of secare, to cut (see SAW1): orig. sense prob. “incised mark”] 1. something that indicates a fact, quality, etc.; indication; token [black as a sign of mourning] 2. a) a… …   English World dictionary

  • 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 — sign1 [ saın ] noun *** ▸ 1 piece of evidence ▸ 2 something with words/pictures ▸ 3 movement/sound ▸ 4 written symbol ▸ 5 star sign ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count or uncount a piece of evidence that something is happening or that something exists:… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern 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

  • over — o|ver1 W1S1 [ˈəuvə US ˈouvər] prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(above)¦ 2¦(covering)¦ 3¦(across)¦ 4¦(on the other side)¦ 5¦(down from something )¦ 6¦(in many parts of something)¦ 7¦(no longer affected)¦ 8¦(more than)¦ 9¦(during)¦ 10 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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