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Another word for signal

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Noun
  1. An expressive, meaningful bodily movement

    See also:

    express

Adjective
  1. Readily attracting notice

Verb
  1. To communicate by means of such devices as lights or signs

      1. A visual signaling apparatus with flags, lights, or mechanically moving arms, as one used on a railroad.
      2. A visual system for sending information by means of two flags that are held one in each hand, using an alphabetic code based on the position of the signaler's arms.
      3. To send (a message) or to signal by semaphore.
      1. A piece of cloth, usually rectangular, of distinctive color and design, used as a symbol, standard, signal, or emblem.
      2. National or other allegiance, as symbolized by a flag:
      3. A ship carrying the flag of an admiral; a flagship.
  2. To make bodily motions so as to convey an idea or complement speech

      1. To make remarkable or conspicuous:
      2. To point out particularly.
      1. Something that suggests the presence or existence of a fact, condition, or quality:
      2. An act or gesture used to convey an idea, a desire, information, or a command:
      3. Sign language.
      1. The act or process of changing position or place.
      2. A meaningful or expressive change in the position of the body or a part of the body; a gesture.
      3. Active operation:
      1. A motion of the limbs or body made to express or help express thought or to emphasize speech.
      2. The action of making such a motion or motions:
      3. An act or a remark made as a formality or as a sign of intention or attitude:
      1. To make gestures especially while speaking, as for emphasis.
      2. To say or express by gestures.

Another word for signal

Noun
      1. A phenomenon supposed to portend good or evil; a prophetic sign.
      2. Prognostication; portent:
      3. To be a prophetic sign of; portend.
      1. A piece of cloth, usually rectangular, of distinctive color and design, used as a symbol, standard, signal, or emblem.
      2. National or other allegiance, as symbolized by a flag:
      3. A ship carrying the flag of an admiral; a flagship.
      1. A signal fire, especially one used to warn of an enemy's approach.
      2. A signaling or guiding device that emits light, such as a lighthouse.
      3. A radio transmitter that emits a characteristic guidance signal for aircraft.
    See also:

    sign

Verb
      1. To show the way to or the direction of; point out:
      2. To serve as a sign, symptom, or token of; signify:
      3. To suggest or demonstrate the necessity, expedience, or advisability of:
      1. To notify or make aware in advance of something, especially of possible danger or misfortune:
      2. To make known (a warning):
      3. To advise or caution (someone) about a course of action:
      1. To signal or summon, as by nodding or waving.
      2. To attract because of an inviting or enticing appearance:
      3. To make a signaling or summoning gesture.
      1. To lower and raise the head quickly, as in agreement or acknowledgment.
      2. To let the head fall forward when sleepy.
      3. To be careless or momentarily inattentive as if sleepy; lapse:
      1. A visual signaling apparatus with flags, lights, or mechanically moving arms, as one used on a railroad.
      2. A visual system for sending information by means of two flags that are held one in each hand, using an alphabetic code based on the position of the signaler's arms.
      3. To send (a message) or to signal by semaphore.
      1. The act or process of changing position or place.
      2. A meaningful or expressive change in the position of the body or a part of the body; a gesture.
      3. Active operation:
      1. A motion of the limbs or body made to express or help express thought or to emphasize speech.
      2. The action of making such a motion or motions:
      3. An act or a remark made as a formality or as a sign of intention or attitude:
      1. To move freely back and forth or up and down in the air, as branches in the wind.
      2. To make a signal with an up-and-down or back-and-forth movement of the hand or an object held in the hand:
      3. To have an undulating or wavy form; curve or curl:
      1. A piece of cloth, usually rectangular, of distinctive color and design, used as a symbol, standard, signal, or emblem.
      2. National or other allegiance, as symbolized by a flag:
      3. A ship carrying the flag of an admiral; a flagship.