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Synonyms for gesture
ˈdʒɛs tʃər

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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

Editors Contribution

  1. beckoning

    making a gesture with the hand or head to encourage someone to approach or follow.

    they were becoming to him.

    Submitted by ahamedshafeek455 on December 13, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gesture(n.)

    Synonyms:
    action (accompanying oral utterance), gesticulation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gesture(n)

    Synonyms:
    gesticulation, gesturing

  2. gesture(v)

    Synonyms:
    gesticulate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    geste, flick, move, posture, signal

How to pronounce gesture?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say gesture in sign language?

  1. gesture

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How to use gesture in a sentence?

  1. Guillermo McIntosh:

    We would receive them (Americans) very well and welcome any gesture by a citizen, organization or other group who want to salvage this historical memory.

  2. Andy McIlvaine:

    I was very overwhelmed by the gesture and wanted to make them aware that they were doing a very good job and practicing what they preach.

  3. Mukesh Ambani:

    I and my family are grateful we have moved beyond the past, and are deeply grateful and touched with this gesture.

  4. Norman Thomas:

    If you want a symbolic gesture, don't burn the flag wash it.

  5. 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.


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