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Definition 1: a second confirming signature endorsing a document already signed - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for countersign in the sense of this definition

(countersign is a kind of ...) your name written in your own handwriting

Definition 2: a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where countersign or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he forgot the password

Synonyms for countersign in the sense of this definition

(countersign is a kind of ...) information known only to a special group

"the secret of Cajun cooking"

(countersign is a kind of ...) evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance

"a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people"

Definition 3: add one's signature to after another's to attest authenticity - [verb of communication]

Samples where countersign or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • You must countersign on this line of the contract

(countersign is a kind of ...) be engaged by a written agreement

"He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18" "The soprano signed to sing the new opera"

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