What are some opposite words for gesture?

Antonyms for gesture
ˈdʒɛs tʃər

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term gesture.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gesture(noun)

    motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling

    Synonyms:
    motion

  2. gesture, motion(noun)

    the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals

    Synonyms:
    move, apparent motion, movement, motility, apparent movement, motion, question

  3. gesture(verb)

    something done as an indication of intention

    "a political gesture"; "a gesture of defiance"

    Synonyms:
    motion

  4. gesticulate, gesture, motion(verb)

    show, express or direct through movement

    "He gestured his desire to leave"

    Synonyms:
    gesticulate, motion

Wiktionary

  1. gesture(verb)

    Synonyms:
    gesticulate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gesture(n)

    Synonyms:
    gesticulation, gesturing

  2. gesture(v)

    Synonyms:
    gesticulate

How to use gesture in a sentence?

  1. Neil Atkinson:

    Amongst the group of countries (participating in the meeting) that we're aware of, only Saudi Arabia has any ability to increase its production, so a freeze on production is perhaps rather meaningless. It's more some kind of gesture which perhaps is aimed ... to build confidence that there will be stability in oil prices.

  2. Anna Netrebko:

    I think that the war should end as soon as possible. But this is politics, I'm not a part of it. I'd like to make this gesture in support of art where it’s most needed now.

  3. Granit Xhaka:

    For me it was a really special day, this is a victory for my family, for Switzerland, Albania, Kosovo. The gesture was for everyone who has supported me, it was not aimed at our opponents. It was a really emotional game.

  4. Kristian Sonnier:

    A celebration would not be the right gesture for those who will never be made whole, this is more taking stock and recognizing what we have accomplished and that we have a lot more work to do.

  5. Susan Rice:

    We support this agreement and its full implementation, and believe this comprehensive resolution is an important gesture of healing and reconciliation that should be welcomed by the international community.

How to pronounce gesture?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say gesture in sign language?

  1. gesture

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  • A. harmlessly
  • B. noxiously
  • C. harmfully
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