signatory

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin signatorius.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

signatory (plural signatories)

  1. One who signs or has signed something.
    Synonym: signer
    John Hancock is famous for being the first signatory to the American Declaration of Independence, and for writing his name large.
    • 1961 April, “Talking of Trains”, in Trains Illustrated, page 195:
      [...] it is reported that signatories of a petition for retention of service include the Home Secretary, Mr. R. A. Butler, who resides in the neighbourhood.

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Adjective[edit]

signatory (not comparable)

  1. Relating to a seal; used in sealing.
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  2. Signing; joining or sharing in a signature.
    signatory powers

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