from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Bound by signed agreement: the signatory parties to a contract.
- n. One that has signed a treaty or other document.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who signs or signed something.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Relating to a seal; used in sealing.
- adj. Signing; joining or sharing in a signature.
- n. A signer; one who signs or subscribes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is bound by signature to the terms of an agreement; specifically, a party or state bound jointly with several others by the signing of a public treaty or convention.
- Pertaining to or used in sealing: as, a signatory ring.
- That has signed, or signed and sealed; bound by signature and seal, as to the terms of a contract or agreement: used specifically, in the phrase signatory powers, of the sovereign parties to a general treaty or convention, as that of Paris in 1856, or that of Berlin in 1878.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who signs and is bound by a document
Latin signātōrius, from signātus, past participle of signāre, to mark, from signum, sign; see sign.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin signatorius. (Wiktionary)