Gesture: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Hypernym
gesture 20 Motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling No Data Noun motion
motion 8 The use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals No Data Noun visual communication
gesture 4 The use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals No Data Noun visual communication
gesticulate 4 Show, express or direct through movement He gestured his desire to leave Verb communicate
gesture 3 Something done as an indication of intention a political gesture, a gesture of defiance Noun indication
gesture 3 Show, express or direct through movement He gestured his desire to leave Verb communicate
motion 1 Show, express or direct through movement He gestured his desire to leave Verb communicate
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How many meanings does the word "Gesture" have?

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The word "Gesture" has 7 meanings. The most frequent meaning is gesture.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Gesture"?

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The word "Gesture" has 91 hyponyms which are: abduction, adduction, agitation, body english, circumduction, disturbance, eurythmy, eye movement, fetal movement, flit, gesture, headshake, inclination, inversion, jerk, kick, kneel, lurch, opening, prostration, reach, reciprocation, reclining, retraction, retroflection, rotation, shutting, sitting, snap, squat, standing, straddle, stroke, sweep, toss, vibration, wave, waver, wiggle, artwork, body language, chart, demonstration, eye contact, graph, graphic design, projection, video, address, aphorize, ask, blog, carry, come across, commune, fingerspell, gesticulate, get, give, greet, grimace, inflict, inform, issue, joke, network, nod, project, radio, riddle, semaphore, share, sign, speak, talk, telecommunicate, telepathize, whistle, write, yak, evidence, glimpse, harbinger, hint, manifestation, mark, pointing out, signalization, smoke, symptom, trace.

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Is the word "Gesture" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Gesture" has a maximum frequency of 20.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Gesture"?

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The word "Gesture" has no synonyms.

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