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English verb: signalise

1. signalise (possession) provide with traffic signals


SamplesSignalize a busy intersection.


Synonymssignalize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply

2. signalise (communication) communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs


SamplesHe signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture.
The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu.


Synonymssign, signal, signalize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)communicate, intercommunicate


Narrower (hyponym)flag, heliograph, semaphore, whistle, wigwag

3. signalise (communication) point out carefully and clearly


Synonymscall attention, point out, signalize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)designate, indicate, point, show

4. signalise (communication) make conspicuous or noteworthy


Synonymsdistinguish, signalize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)mark


Narrower (hyponym)singularise, singularize









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