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