- 1[usually passive] signpost something to mark a road, place, etc. with signposts The route is well signposted. The lane is signposted ‘To the beach’. See related entries: Features of roads, Controlling traffic
- 2signpost something to show clearly the way that an argument, a speech, etc. will develop You need to signpost for the reader the various points you are going to make.
BrE BrE//ˈsaɪnpəʊst//; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪnpoʊst//(British English)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they signpost
BrE BrE//ˈsaɪnpəʊst//; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪnpoʊst//he / she / it signposts
BrE BrE//ˈsaɪnpəʊsts//; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪnpoʊsts//past simple signposted
BrE BrE//ˈsaɪnpəʊstɪd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪnpoʊstɪd//past participle signposted
BrE BrE//ˈsaɪnpəʊstɪd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪnpoʊstɪd//-ing form signposting
BrE BrE//ˈsaɪnpəʊstɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪnpoʊstɪŋ//Features of roads, Controlling traffic