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English verb: gesticulate

1. gesticulate (communication) show, express or direct through movement


SamplesHe gestured his desire to leave.


Synonymsgesture, motion


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


Broader (hypernym)communicate, intercommunicate


Narrower (hyponym)acclaim, 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









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