Engelsk ordbog



Info: Dette websted er baseret på WordNet fra Princeton University.

Engelsk navneord: gesture

1. gesture (om handling) motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling


Mindre specifikke termermotility, motion, move, movement


Mere specifikke termerjab, jabbing, mudra, poke, poking, thrust, thrusting

2. gesture (om kommunikation) the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)motion


Mindre specifikke termervisual communication


Mere specifikke termerbeck, bow, bowing, curtsey, curtsy, facial expression, facial gesture, flourish, gesticulation, high-five, nod, obeisance, previous question, shrug, sign, sign of the cross, V sign, wafture, wave, waving

3. gesture (om handling) something done as an indication of intention


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA political gesture.
A gesture of defiance.


Mindre specifikke termerindicant, indication


Mere specifikke termerbeau geste


Engelsk udsagnsord: gesture

1. gesture (om kommunikation) show, express or direct through movement


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe gestured his desire to leave.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gesticulate, motion


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s to somebody


Mindre specifikke termercommunicate, intercommunicate


Mere specifikke termeracclaim, applaud, beckon, bless, bow, bow down, clap, clap, cross oneself, exsert, extend, hold out, nod, put out, shake, shrug, sign, spat, spat, stretch forth, stretch out, wave, wink









Baseret på WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Teknik og design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. Dansk bearbejdning: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk