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Countersign

Coun`ter`sign´   Pronunciation: ~s?n`; 277
v. t.1.To sign on the opposite side of (an instrument or writing); hence, to sign in addition to the signature of a principal or superior, in order to attest the authenticity of a writing.
[imp. & p. p. Countersigned (-s?nd`); p. pr. & vb. n. Countersigning.]
a.1.The signature of a secretary or other officer to a writing signed by a principal or superior, to attest its authenticity.
2.(Mil.) A private signal, word, or phrase, which must be given in order to pass a sentry; a watchword.
Noun1.Countersigncountersign - a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group; "he forgot the password"
2.countersign - a second confirming signature endorsing a document already signed
Verb1.countersign - add one's signature to after another's to attest authenticity; "You must countersign on this line of the contract"

COUNTERSIGN. To countersign is to sign on the opposite side of an instrument already signed by some other person or officer, in order to secure its character of a genuine paper; as a bank note is signed by the president and countersigned by the cashier.

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