sign over

verb
formally assign ownership of
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She signed away her rights

Syn: ↑sign away
Hypernyms: ↑surrender, ↑cede, ↑deliver, ↑give up
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s something to somebody

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ˌsign ˈover [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they sign over he/she/it signs over present participle signing over past tense signed over past participle signed over] phrasal verb
to officially give your property to someone by writing your name on a document

He’s nervous about signing over the whole farm.

sign something over to someone:

Her dad signed the car over to her.

Thesaurus: to write your name on somethingsynonym
Main entry: sign

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sign over [phrasal verb]
sign (something) over or sign over (something) : to give (something that you own, such as rights or property) to someone by signing a document

He signed over the property to his brother.

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Main Entry:sign

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • sign over — verb to sign a document transferring property or rights to somebody else …   Wiktionary

  • sign over — {v.} To give legally by signing your name. * /He signed his house over to his wife./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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