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gesture

Synonyms and Antonyms of gesture

to direct or notify by a movement or gesture
  • the police officer gestured me to the side of the road to tell me my headlight was out
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gesture

Synonyms and Antonyms of gesture

1 a movement of the body or limbs that expresses or emphasizes an idea or feeling
  • a teenager who often shrugs her shoulders in a gesture of indifference
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2 an act or utterance that is a customary show of good manners
  • sent a handwritten thank-you note as a gesture of his gratitude
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