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Definitions and Synonyms of gesticulate | Another word for gesticulate | What is gesticulate?

Definition 1: show, express or direct through movement - [verb of communication]

Samples where gesticulate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He gestured his desire to leave

Synonyms for gesticulate in the sense of this definition

(gesticulate is a kind of ...) transmit thoughts or feelings

"He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"

(... is a kind of gesticulate ) signal by winking

"She winked at him"

(... is a kind of gesticulate ) shake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or cognitive state

"shake one's head" "She shook her finger at the naughty students" "The old enemies shook hands" "Don't shake your fist at me!"

(... is a kind of gesticulate ) bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head

"He bowed before the King" "She bowed her head in shame"

(... is a kind of gesticulate ) make the sign of the cross; in the Catholic religion

(... is a kind of gesticulate ) express or signify by nodding

"He nodded his approval"

(... is a kind of gesticulate ) make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection; consecrate

(... is a kind of gesticulate ) clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

(... is a kind of gesticulate ) clap one's hands together

"The children were clapping to the music"

(... is a kind of gesticulate ) raise one's shoulders to indicate indifference or resignation

(... is a kind of gesticulate ) thrust or extend out

"He held out his hand" "point a finger" "extend a hand" "the bee exserted its sting"

(... is a kind of gesticulate ) signal with the hands or nod

"She waved to her friends" "He waved his hand hospitably"

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