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signals

noun
plural of signal

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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2 a movement of the body or limbs that expresses or emphasizes an idea or feeling
  • quietly waiting for the signal to advance

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signals

verb
present tense third-person singular of signal

Synonyms of signals (Entry 2 of 2)

to direct or notify by a movement or gesture
  • signaled the oncoming traffic to stop while the wrecked car was being towed away

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“Signals.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/signals. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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