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Synonyms of 'signal'

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in the sense of green light
Definition
permission to proceed with a project
The project was given the green light in the Chancellor's autumn budget.
Synonyms
go-ahead (informal),
imprimatur,
O.K. or okay (informal)
in the sense of identify
Definition
to prove or recognize as being a certain person or thing
I tried to identify her perfume.
Synonyms
tag,
make out,
put your finger on (informal)
in the sense of indicate
Definition
to be or give a sign or symptom of
The survey indicated that most old people are independent.
Synonyms
point to,
make known,
be symptomatic of,
evince (formal),
flag up
in the sense of indication
He gave no indication that he was ready to compromise.
in the sense of indicator
Definition
something that acts as a sign or indication
The number of wells is a fair indicator of the demand for water.
Synonyms
meter,
marker,
signpost,
barometer
in the sense of manifestation
Different animals have different manifestations of the disease.
in the sense of motion
Definition
to signal or direct a person by a movement or gesture
She motioned for the doors to be opened.
in the sense of nod
Definition
a quick down-and-up movement of the head, in agreement
Then, at a nod from their leader, they all sat.
Synonyms
in the sense of nod
Definition
to express by nodding
He lifted his end of the canoe, nodding to me to take up mine.
in the sense of note
Definition
a written symbol representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
He has never been able to read or transcribe musical notes.

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