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signal

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of signal

  1. standing above others in rank, importance, or achievement <the Louisiana Purchase is cited by many historians as one of the most signal events in American history> Synonyms astral, bright, distinguished, illustrious, luminous, noble, notable, noteworthy, outstanding, preeminent, prestigious, redoubtable, eminent, star, superiorRelated Words celebrated, exalted, famed, famous, glorious, honored, renowned, reputable; infamous, notorious; dominant, paramount, predominantNear Antonyms insignificant, minor, unimportant; average, inferior, mediocre; obscure, uncelebrated, unsung




signal

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of signal

  1. to direct or notify by a movement or gesture <signaled the oncoming traffic to stop while the wrecked car was being towed away> Synonyms beckon, flag, gesture, motion, waveRelated Words nod; gesticulate, mime, pantomime, sign; signalize; acquaint, advise, inform, relate, tell; flourish, shrug




signal

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of signal

  1. 1 an object intended to give public notice or warning <stop signs are signals for vehicles to come to a full stop—not suggestions for slowing down, as some drivers seem to think> Synonyms flag, tocsin Related Words red light; knell

  2. 2 a movement of the body or limbs that expresses or emphasizes an idea or feeling <quietly waiting for the signal to advance> Synonyms gesticulation, mime, pantomime, sign, gestureRelated Words beck, beckon, flourish, shrug, wave; body language, posture; indication, motion; sign language





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