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[adj. uhn-der-sahynd, uhn-der-sahynd; n. uhn-der-sahynd] /adj. ˌʌn dərˈsaɪnd, ˈʌn dərˌsaɪnd; n. ˈʌn dərˌsaɪnd/
adjective
1.
being the one or ones whose signature appears at the end of a letter or document:
All of the undersigned persons are bound by the contract.
2.
signed at the bottom or end of, as a writing:
The undersigned names guarantee the good faith of the statement.
noun
3.
the undersigned, the person or persons signing a letter or document.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; under- + sign + -ed2

undersign

[uhn-der-sahyn, uhn-der-sahyn] /ˌʌn dərˈsaɪn, ˈʌn dərˌsaɪn/
verb (used with object)
1.
to sign one's name under or at the end of (a letter or document); affix one's signature to.
Origin
1570-80; under- + sign
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  • The undersigned arresting officer is the complainant in this case.
British Dictionary definitions for undersigned

undersigned

/ˈʌndəˌsaɪnd/
noun
1.
the undersigned, the person or persons who have signed at the foot of a document, statement, etc
adjective
2.
having signed one's name at the foot of a document, statement, etc
3.
(of a document) signed at the foot
4.
signed at the foot of a document
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Word Origin and History for undersigned

undersign

v.

1570s, from under + sign (v.). Related: Undersigned; undersigning.

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