Definition of sign someone out in US English:

sign someone out

phrasal verb

  • Authorize someone's release or record their departure by signing a register.

    • ‘When my dad finally got to school, he signed me out in a hurry.’
    • ‘Postsurgery, guards signed her out against medical advice and confiscated her pain medication.’
    • ‘She said the process for parents picking up their children is to arrive at the school cafeteria where the children wait and then sign their child out before leaving.’
    • ‘‘According to this, the night nurse signed her out at four-twenty this morning,’ she answered smacking her bubble gum.’
    • ‘I signed us out at the office, using the excuse that my sister was sick.’
    • ‘Sammy's mom gave me a disappointed look before she signed Sammy out.’
    • ‘They talked to the doctors and everything was clear to sign Ryan out.’
    • ‘Persons picking up campers for early dismissal should present photo identification to the office staff and be asked to sign the camper out in a log book.’
    • ‘There, she found her father waiting for her, already signing her out of school.’
    • ‘‘Come on, Noe,’ her mother said, signing her out.’