Synonyms of gesture


1. gesture, motion, movement, move, motility

usage: motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling

2. gesture, motion, visual communication

usage: the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals

3. gesture, indication, indicant

usage: something done as an indication of intention; "a political gesture"; "a gesture of defiance"


1. gesticulate, gesture, motion, communicate, intercommunicate

usage: show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave"

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