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1. verb To record one's or someone's attendance or arrival in a log book or register. All visitors must sign in before they will be allowed to see the patients. Would you mind signing your wife in? It's hospital policy.
2. verb To access a digital account or network, typically by entering personal credentials; to log in. I'm having trouble signing in to my computer, so I haven't had a chance to check my email yet. The website will ask you to sign in before you complete your purchase.
3. verb To allow someone to digital account or network; to log someone in. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "sign" and "in." I've having trouble accessing my account from home—any chance IT can sign me in remotely?
4. noun The act of accessing a digital account or network, typically by entering personal credentials. In this usage, the phrase is hyphenated. If we make the sign-in too difficult, no one will use the app.
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sign someone in

to record that someone has arrived somewhere and at what time by recording the information on a paper or a list. I will sign you in. What is your name? Do I have to sign in everyone?
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sign something in

to record that something has been received at a particular time by recording the information on a paper or a list. I have to sign this package in, then I will be right with you. should I sign in this shipment now?
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sign in

to indicate that one has arrived somewhere and at what time by signing a piece of paper or a list. Please sign in so we will know you are here. Did you remember to sign in this time?
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sign in

Record one's arrival by signing a register, as in He signed in both himself and his wife. [c. 1930] For the antonym, see sign out.
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sign in

v.
1. To record the arrival of someone by signing a register: We went to the front desk to sign in. I got to the hotel first and signed us in.
2. To provide the necessary information to a computer for someone to be allowed to access computer resources: I signed in on the bank's website and checked my account statement. I'll sign you in using my password so you can access the website's subscriber features.
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Google said that hijackers attempt to sign-in to sites across the web with every credential exposed by a third-party breach.
Other new things in iOS include a new keyboard you can swipe across to spell out words instead of tapping out individual letters, new ways to edit Memojis, and an Apple-hosted sign-in system for websites and apps that prioritises your privacy so you don't have to use social network sign-ins that reveal personal info from your accounts.
The text contains a code the user must enter to proceed with sign-in. These codes can also be sent by phone call, email or through a separate, small "dongle," a device that generates such codes.
LinkedIn announced that it has added optional two-step authentication to its sign-in process.
"From transaction overrides at the POS and associate sign-in to improving loyalty programs and minimizing check cashing fraud, biometrics is an effective, secure and fast process compared to traditional methods.
Emmanuel Jerome, of Moorbottom Road, appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court, where he was accused of failing to report at a mandatory weekly sign-in at Huddersfield Police Station on August 6.
This new Visitor Pass2 is a visitor sign-in system that helps schools raise the level of safety and security.
Two-factor or two-step authentication for logging in to any online service is an extra safety step taken to ensure that the rightful user of an account personally approves a sign-in using their phone apart from entering their credentials on a login screen.
Every time a user signs into Google via web or another platform that checks for new mail every five minutes, Google's system conducts a complex risk analysis to determine how likely is that sign-in has come from the valid users.
Additionally, the Chromebooks allow for multiple user sign-ins, making them good options for families to use conjointly.
BritePool is an identity verification company for advertisers and publishers that combines frequency controlled identity verification services for advertisers and publishers using existing data sources and unique technology, with a next-generation platform, designed to generate consumer consent with sign-ins, at scale, to deliver identity verification in the approaching world without third-party tracking cookies.
LobbyGuard handles over 1m visitor sign-ins each week at school, corporate, government, and medical facilities worldwide.
Summary: California [USA], April 19 (ANI): Google has announced that it will start blocking sign-ins from embedded browsers within apps starting June to thwart phishing.