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Noun: gesture  jes-chu(r)
  1. Motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling
  2. The use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
    - motion
  3. Something done as an indication of intention
    "a political gesture"; "a gesture of defiance"
Verb: gesture  jes-chu(r)
  1. Show, express or direct through movement
    "He gestured his desire to leave";
    - gesticulate, motion

Derived forms: gestured, gestures, gesturing

Type of: communicate, indicant, indication, intercommunicate, motility, motion, move, movement, visual communication

Encyclopedia: Gesture