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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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Additionally, the Chromebooks allow for multiple user sign-ins, making them good options for families to use conjointly.
Since it was launched in February this year, over 650,000 people have signed up and, in the first month alone, the app flagged over 316,000 as unsafe - 1.5 per cent of sign-ins scanned by the extension.
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.
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.
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.
Snapchat sign-ins to other apps will use nicknames and "Bitmoji" avatars instead of personal data from profiles, according to the company.
Some schools see nearly three to four times more student sign-ins than other visitors, says Rick Hagan, CEO of Ident-A-Kid Services of America, a visitor management software company.
Under the initiative, Adobe can tell you're the same person on a home PC, a work laptop, a phone and a tablet by analyzing past sign-ins with member companies.
Google also published localized video tutorials on YouTube that will offer children online safety tips like how to protect their devices, how to strengthen their sign-ins and how to avoid scams.
More than anything, the seeming achievement emphasizes that biometric sign-ins are usually about convenience, not completely foolproof security.
In one, Service Anchor platforms are deployed at large shopping malls and campuses to enable value-added internet services based on local positions, such as indoor navigation, vehicle locating, and mobile sign-ins. In the other, massive indoor location data is subject to integration and modeling through China Mobile (Sichuan)'s big data platforms.
Two-factor authentication takes advantage of the ubiquity of smartphones to keep sign-ins secure.