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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 for "gesture":

    geste, flick, move, posture, signal

How to pronounce gesture?

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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say gesture in sign language?

  1. gesture

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How to use gesture in a sentence?

  1. Duane Dunston:

    The whole idea behind this technology is to communicate with victims in their native language as a gesture of compassion, safety and hope.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Now, with all of that being said, and I still don't condone it, that young man walked up and he made a gesture in his air -- in the air with one of his fingers, which was not good and was not nice and was very, very horrible to see also. But despite that, I don't condone it and we don't want that to happen.

  3. 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.

  4. The Pentagon:

    The United States is grateful to the Government of Montenegro for its humanitarian gesture and willingness to support ongoing U.S. efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, the United States coordinated with the Government of Montenegro to ensure this transfer took place consistent with appropriate security and humane treatment measures.

  5. Gary Weitzman:

    The slow blink really is an acceptance gesture, they do that when they're absolutely comfortable with you, and they do it with other cats as well.


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