American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Bound by signed agreement: the signatory parties to a contract.
- n. One that has signed a treaty or other document.
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.
- n. One who signs or signed something.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. obsolete Relating to a seal; used in sealing.
- adj. Signing; joining or sharing in a signature.
- n. A signer; one who signs or subscribes.
- n. someone who signs and is bound by a document
- From Latin signatorius. (Wiktionary)
- Latin signātōrius, from signātus, past participle of signāre, to mark, from signum, sign; see sign. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Another signatory is the screenwriter Billy Ivory, who has adapted Lawrence's Women in Love for a BBC series this autumn.”
“But I would urge the government of Canada to withdraw as a signatory from a Treaty which they do not intend to honour.”
“Where the party in trouble is not in power it means that they effectively aid the Goverment's budget, and when it's the party in power it's a little like just moving it from one bank account to another but where the signatory is the same.”
“For GMT, the signatory was the president of the company, a former beauty queen and airline stewardess and conservative talk show hostess by the name of Barbara Studley, while a number of top officers and officials signed for Israel.”
“When the bad news telegram arrived, however -- the signatory was the unknown second wife, Nasreen II, and the tone was pretty unvarnished: FATHER GOING FAST + IF DESIROUS OF SEEING BETTER MOVE IT + N CHAMCHAWALA (MRS) -- he discovered to his surprise that after a lifetime of tangled relationships with his father, after long years of crossed wires and "irrevocable sunderings", he was once again capable of an uncomplicated reaction.”
“Logging all the steps ( "SMS was sent to at with PIN code" and "PIN was enteret at from") into an embedded audit trail, it can be assured, that the signatory is the holder of this particular cell phone.”
“The reauthorization of torture contravenes the Geneva Conventions, to which the US is signatory, which is to say, it contravenes US law.”
“Incorrect, it is a signatory, meaning one who has signed (President Clinton signed the treaty in 2000).”
“Incorrect, it is a signatory, meaning one who has signed President Clinton signed the treaty in 2000.”
“Refugees 'convention on asylum seekers to which both it and Namibia are signatory, meaning the refugees will not be sent home against their will.”
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