Definition of sign for in English:

sign for

phrasal verb

  • Sign a receipt to confirm that one has received (something delivered)

    ‘someone must sign for the registered letter when we deliver it’
    • ‘My mum had to sign for them when they were delivered.’
    • ‘The customer electronically signs for the call and confirmation goes to accounts for billing.’
    • ‘Everything else either has to be collected or a delivery time arranged for when you are at home to sign for the goods.’
    • ‘We rang City Link and asked them where the parcel was, they said it had been delivered to our address and was signed for by Jackson.’