AskDefine | Define signet

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signet n : a seal (especially one used to mark documents officially)

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(US) IPA: /ˈsɪgnət/


  1. an object (especially a ring) formerly used to impress a picture into the sealing wax of a document as a proof of its origin
    • c.1600: William Shakespeare, Hamlet - I had my father's signet in my purse, / Which was the model of that Danish seal;

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signet in Danish: Signet
signet in German: Signet
signet in Polish: Logo
signet in Ukrainian: Логотип

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

John Hancock, OK, X, acceptance, affirmance, affirmation, approbation, approval, authentication, authorization, autograph, billhead, book stamp, bookplate, boss, brand, broad arrow, bump, cachet, cap of dignity, cap of maintenance, certification, check, christcross, cipher, colophon, concavity, confirmation, convexity, coronet, counterfoil, countermark, countersign, countersignature, counterstamp, cross, crown, dactylogram, dactylograph, dent, device, diadem, dint, docket, embossment, endorsement, ermine, excrescence, fingerprint, footmark, footprint, footstep, fossil footprint, go-ahead, government mark, government stamp, great seal, green light, hallmark, hand, ichnite, ichnolite, impress, impression, imprimatur, imprint, indent, indentation, indention, initials, label, letterhead, logo, logotype, lump, mark, mark of signature, masthead, monogram, nod, notarization, okay, orb, pad, paw print, pawmark, permission, pimple, plate, price tag, print, privy seal, pug, pugmark, purple, purple pall, ratification, regalia, registered trademark, robe of state, rod, rod of empire, royal crown, rubber stamp, running head, running title, sanction, scepter, seal, sigil, sign manual, signature, stamp, stamp of approval, step, sticker, stub, stud, subscription, tag, tally, the nod, thumbmark, thumbprint, tiara, ticket, title page, token, trade name, trademark, trademark name, triple plume, uraeus, validation, vestige, visa, vise, warrant
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