Synonyms of signal in English

: signal1signal2

signal1


See definition of signal

noun

1‘the policeman raised his hand as a signal to stop’

SYNONYMS

gesture, sign, wave, gesticulation, cue, prompt, indicator, indication, communication, message

alert, warning, tip-off

action, movement, motion

body language, kinesics

2‘the move by their rival was a clear signal that the company was in trouble’

SYNONYMS

indication, sign, symptom, hint, pointer, suggestion, intimation, clue, manifestation, demonstration

token, testimony, evidence, attestation, proof

3‘the encroaching dark is a signal for people to emerge to dump their trash’

SYNONYMS

cue, prompt, occasion, green light, incentive, impetus, impulse, stimulus

informal go-ahead


verb

1‘a lorry driver signalled to her to cross the road’

SYNONYMS

gesture, sign, give a sign to, indicate, direct, motion, gesticulate

wave, beckon, nod

2‘the Community could signal displeasure by refusing to cooperate’

SYNONYMS

indicate, show, express, communicate

announce, proclaim, declare, pronounce

3‘his death signals the end of an era’

SYNONYMS

mark, signify, mean, be a sign of, spell, add up to, amount to, be evidence of, denote, imply, be symptomatic of, be a symptom of, reveal, manifest, designate

foretell, herald, bode, announce, be an indication of, indicate, point to, warn of, be a warning of, give a warning of, be an omen of, promise, threaten, presage, augur, portend, foreshadow, prophesy

literary betoken, foretoken, forebode, harbinger


Synonyms of signal in English

: signal1signal2

signal2


See definition of signal

adjective

1‘although a signal failure, the campaign produced one benefit for the Allies’

SYNONYMS

notable, noteworthy, remarkable, striking, glaring, outstanding, significant, momentous, memorable, unforgettable, pronounced, marked, obvious

impressive, distinguished, uncommon, unusual, particular, special, extraordinary, exceptional, conspicuous, rare