Complete Definition of "sign off"

English

Noun
en-noun|sg=sign off

  1. context|broadcasting Term used to describe the closing of a radio or television station's studios and cessation of a broadcasting signal, usually during the overnight hours.

#: Sign off for the small-town radio station was at midnight.

Verb
en-verb|inf=sign off|signs off|signing off|signed off

  1. idiom To log off; to stop using a computer, radio, etc., especially to stop talking.

#:He finished the conversation and signed off.

  1. (broadcasting) To cease broadcasting a radio or television signal, usually at the end of a broadcasting day.

#:Before he signed off the radio station for the night, the disc jockey played the National Anthem.

  1. context|followed by âonâ to give one's official approval to something for which it is needed

#:Once the vice-president signs off on the project, we can start construction.

Antonyms
sign on

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