Gesture

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Definition

a gesture: an indication; a movement of the arms or hands; an act
noun
a gesture of goodwill a generous act

to gesture: to gesticulate, to make movements with the arms or hands
verb

Examples

  • "As a gesture of goodwill, and to show you how much I appreciate your business, I have waived the fee for the initial 2 minute and 30 second phone call with Mr Quincy."
  • "I asked 'What's going on?', but Horatio gestured for me to stay quiet, placed the bag on my desk and backed out of the room slowly, without saying a word."
  • "Bob : This is a really nice gesture."

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