noun, verbal noun
When you write your name for a government office, they require you to write out your signature. Printing won't do for official government office business.
This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.
Can I get your signature here, please?
Our goal is to collect 10,000 signatures for this petition.
I knew I shouldn’t have signed the contract before reading the fine print, but the landlord seemed like such a nice person.