gesture

280 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[d͡ʒˈɛst͡ʃə], [d‍ʒˈɛst‍ʃə], [dʒ_ˈɛ_s_tʃ_ə]
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Synonyms for Gesture:

indication (noun)

badge, banner, beacon, crest, denotation, designation, emblem, figuration, gesticulation, guidepost, hint, icon, indication, insignia, key, legend, lighthouse, logo, logotype, marker, notation, pointer, semaphore, sign, signpost, symbol, token.

indicate (verb)

alert, beckon, betoken, brand, cue, denote, designate, flag, gesticulate, guide, indicate, label, mark, motion, nod, note, notify, nudge, point, point out, prompt, shrug, signal, stamp, symbolize, tag, ticket, wave, wink.

Other synonyms and related words:

Gest, acknowledgment, act out, acting, action, actions, activity, acts, address, affectation, air, announce, apparent motion, apparent movement, appearance, applaud, approval mark, attention, attitude, bearing, beau geste, beck, beckon to, behavior, behavior pattern, behavioral norm, behavioral science, bid, bless, blest, blink, bob, body language, bow, bow down, brand development, brand name, brandish, broad hint, buffoonery, byplay, call, carriage, cattle identification, cattle tag, characterizing someone, charade, check mark, chirology, chironomy, choreographic, choreography, clew, clue, communicate, comportment, conduct, courtesy, cross oneself, culture pattern, curtsy, custom, dactylology, dactylonomy, damned, darned, dash, deaf-and-dumb alphabet, demeanor, deportment, deuced, direction, display, distinctive mark, distrust, doing, doings, doubt, dumb show, everlasting, expression, expressive movement, exsert, extend, facial gesture, favor, favour, feint, flicker, flourish, folkway, footwork, formality, freemasonry, gag, gambit, gentle hint, genuflection, gesture language, gestures, give the high sign, glance, glimmer, glimmering, goddam, goings-on, good deed, good turn, greeting, guise, hall mark, hand movement, hand signal, happy, heehaw, identification mark, impersonation, implication, index, infernal, inkling, innuendo, insinuation, intimation, jeu de theatre, kick, kind deed, kindness, kinesics, latency, laughter, leer, look, maintien, make a signal, make signs, manner, manners, manoeuvre, meaningful movement, method, methodology, methods, mien, mime, modus vivendi, motility, motion to, motions, move, movement, movements, moves, navigation mark, observable behavior, omen, pantomime, passing word, pattern, performance, pleasantry, ploy, pointing, poise, port, pose, posture, practice, praxis, presence, procedure, proceeding, put-off, query, question, refuge, reminder, representation, salute, saw the air, scent, service, shrug the shoulders, sign language, sign of the cross, signalize, signify, smile, social science, splash, spoor, stage business, stagery, stance, stirring, stretch forth, stretch out, stroke, style, subaudition, subterfuge, suggestion, summon, suspicion, sweep, symptom, tactics, telegraphy, telltale, tone, touch, track, trade name, trait, turn, verbum sapienti, visual aid, wave the arms, wave your arms, way, way of life, ways, whisper, whistle.

Quotes for Gesture:

  1. I have the ability to sing with emotion and feeling, but if you say I sound like Billie Holiday, that's cool. Let's look at who Billie was: she was this person, this singer, this beautiful diva who could move the audience with the slightest gesture of her hand. Erykah Badu.
  2. So what if I'm smokin' weed onstage and doing what I gotta do? It's not me shooting nobody, stabbing nobody, killing nobody. It's a peaceful gesture and they have to respect that and appreciate that. Snoop Dogg.
  3. Our cautious ancestors, when yawning, blocked the way to the entrance of evil spirits by putting their hands before their mouths. We find a reason for the gesture in the delicacy of manner which forbids an indecent exposure. George Herbert Mead.

Idioms of Gesture:

  1. token gesture