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signed

(1) Having a positive or negative value. See integer.

(2) A digital document that is "signed" typically means that it is tamper proof because it is wrapped in a "digital signature." It generally does not refer to an "electronic signature," which is the digital counterpart to a handwritten signature. See digital signature and electronic signature.
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"Signed, sealed, and delivered, this third day of November, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, by Noel Vanstone, the within-named testator, as and for his last Will and Testament, in the presence of us -- "
"But go on signing," said Monte Cristo; "I perceive that my story has caused a general emotion, and I beg to apologize to you, baroness, and to Mademoiselle Danglars." The baroness, who had signed, returned the pen to the notary.
The baron took the pen and signed, then the representative.
If you do, put your conviction on record, even if it should be as useless as Pilate's washing his hands.' So I signed."
signed and dated 1981; mixed media; provenance: Nikki Coseteng collection
BOSTON (7) _ Re-signed Koji Uehara, rhp, to an $18 million, two-year contract; signed Pablo Sandoval, 3b, San Francisco, to a $95 million, five-year contract; signed Hanley Ramirez, lf, Los Angeles Dodgers, to an $88 million, four-year contract; signed Justin Masterson, rhp, St.
Saku Koivu (http://sports.yahoo.com/nhl/players/1341/) -- C -- Signed two-year contract
Johan Djourou (22) signed from Etoile Carouge when he was 16
sign up : to sign someone's name in order to get, do, or take something <I signed up to go.>
* The Little Gym signed a 4,300 s/f lease at 5 Route 17 in Hasbrouck Heights.
"This all took us by surprise, but rather than cause a commotion, President Dowiyogo signed the agreement," Nauru's then-Ambassador to the U.N.
FERPA states that confidential information about an applicant cannot be released without "signed and dated written consent." Since FERPA as originally enacted did not address the usage of e-sign, the acceptability of an electronic signature on a transmission release form was an open question.