Definition of "sign-off" []

  • To announce the end of a radio or television programme, esp at the end of a day (verb)
  • To make a conventional bid indicating to one's partner that one wishes the bidding to stop (verb)
  • To withdraw or retire from (an activity) (verb)
  • To give final approval to (a decision or action) (verb)
  • (of a doctor) to declare (someone) unfit for work, because of illness (verb)
  • To terminate one's claim to unemployment benefit (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "sign-off" in a sentence
  • "Just to make sure I never forgot its words I often sang the Star Spangled Banner as I listened to the Voice of America sign-off."
  • "Actually, while you're here, look at Bull's beautiful sign-off at the end of the England innings."
  • "The company has signed deals to offer wholesale wireless Internet service to companies including Leap Wireless International Inc. and Best Buy Co. But LightSquared can't actually offer service until it gets sign-off from the FCC."
  • "The LNG sales deal will help underpin the first of of the projects two foundation LNG-processing units, estimated to have a combined production capacity of nine million metric tons, and paves the way for an official sign-off on its first phase of construction this year."
  • "Reuters With the U.S. sign-off, NYSE and Deutsche Börse now face the biggest hurdles to their planned combination in Europe."