Synonyms for (noun) signal

Synonyms: sign, signal, signaling

Definition: any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message

Usage: signals from the boat suddenly stopped

Similar words: communication

Definition: something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups


Synonyms: signal

Definition: any incitement to action

Usage: he awaited the signal to start; the victory was a signal for wild celebration

Similar words: provocation, incitation, incitement

Definition: something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action


Synonyms: signal

Definition: an electric quantity (voltage or current or field strength) whose modulation represents coded information about the source from which it comes

Similar words: electrical energy, electricity

Definition: energy made available by the flow of electric charge through a conductor

Usage: they built a car that runs on electricity

Synonyms for (verb) signal

Synonyms: bespeak, betoken, indicate, signal, point

Definition: be a signal for or a symptom of

Usage: These symptoms indicate a serious illness; Her behavior points to a severe neurosis; The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued

Similar words: tell

Definition: let something be known

Usage: Tell them that you will be late


Synonyms: sign, signal, signalise, signalize

Definition: communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs

Usage: He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture; The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu

Similar words: communicate, intercommunicate

Definition: transmit thoughts or feelings

Usage: He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist

Synonyms for (adjective) signal

Synonyms: signal

Definition: notably out of the ordinary

Usage: the year saw one signal triumph for the Labour party

Similar words: impressive

Definition: making a strong or vivid impression

Usage: an impressive ceremony