Saturday, January 28, 2006

Definition of Countersign

coun┬Ěter┬Ěsign

n.

a. A sign or signal to be given to a sentry in order to obtain passage;
a password.
b. A secret sign or signal given in answer to another.

Synonyms:

countersign, identification, key, key word, open sesame, parole, phrase, signal, ticket, watchword, word.