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Synonyms for gesture

Synonyms for (noun) gesture

Synonyms: gesture Definition: motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling

Similar words: motility, motion, move, movement Definition: a change of position that does not entail a change of location Usage: the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise; movement is a sign of life; an impatient move of his hand; gastrointestinal motility

Synonyms: gesture Definition: something done as an indication of intention Usage: a political gesture; a gesture of defiance

Similar words: indicant, indication Definition: something that serves to indicate or suggest Usage: an indication of foul play; indications of strain; symptoms are the prime indicants of disease

Synonyms: gesture, motion Definition: the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals

Similar words: visual communication Definition: communication that relies on vision

Synonyms for (verb) gesture

Synonyms: gesticulate, gesture, motion Definition: show, express or direct through movement Usage: He gestured his desire to leave

Similar words: communicate, intercommunicate Definition: transmit thoughts or feelings Usage: He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist