Definition of 'signpost'
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The routes are well signposted and each takes about a day by car. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The route is signposted but take a map. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The route is signposted and easy to follow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)None of the towns en route was signposted. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Cycling and walking is a joy on the many signposted routes in and around the resort. The Sun (2015)The rest of the twists and turns are equally well signposted. The Sun (2008)The factors dragging the miners down are well signposted. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But these need to be gradual and well signposted. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They all had paths going their way and signposts pointing to the city of refuge. Christianity Today (2000)It was a signpost pointing to a country open for business. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They will signpost the way in what will be an extremely ambitious year for you. The Sun (2015)The monument is particularly well signposted, so you should have little difficulty in reaching it. A Guide to Megalithic Ireland (1992)It is well signposted, and easy to follow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Meanwhile, the bombastic score signposts plot points with sledgehammer subtlety. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This route is well signposted. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But they were the most difficult as I found the roads surprisingly badly signposted. The Sun (2006)Looking to 2012, this experiment provides one useful signpost amid the fog of uncertainties. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Head back south along road signposted Friday Street. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The Journey is made all the more charming for following no clear directions, signposts or obvious itinerary. Times, Sunday Times (2013)No roads, no signposts, just the wild ocean and an impossibly exotic destination somewhere in the distance. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To help us "read" the messages which surround us and which are there to signpost the way, we have what some people call our intuition to trust. Life Without Work (1994)
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Translations for 'signpost'
British English: signpost /ˈsaɪnˌpəʊst/ NOUN
A signpost is a sign where roads meet that tells you which direction to go in to reach a particular place or different places.
The lights of the car lit up a signpost.
- American English: signpost
- Arabic: لافِتَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: placa de sinalização
- Chinese: 路标
- Croatian: putokaz
- Czech: směrová tabule
- Danish: vejskilt
- Dutch: wegwijzer
- European Spanish: poste indicador
- Finnish: opastaulu
- French: poteau indicateur
- German: Wegweiser
- Greek: οδοδείκτης
- Italian: segnale stradale
- Japanese: 道路標識
- Korean: 도로 표지
- Norwegian: veiviser
- Polish: drogowskaz
- European Portuguese: placa de sinalização
- Romanian: indicator
- Russian: указательный столб
- Spanish: poste indicador
- Swedish: skylt
- Thai: เสาติดป้ายบอกทางตามถนน
- Turkish: yol tabelası
- Ukrainian: дороговказ
- Vietnamese: biển chỉ đường
Definition of signpost from the Collins English Dictionary
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