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ges·tic·u·late

 (jĕ-stĭk′yə-lāt′)
v. ges·tic·u·lat·ed, ges·tic·u·lat·ing, ges·tic·u·lates
v.intr.
To make gestures especially while speaking, as for emphasis.
v.tr.
To say or express by gestures.

[Latin gesticulārī, gesticulāt-, from gesticulus, gesticulation, diminutive of gestus, gesture, bearing; see gesture.]

ges·tic′u·la′tive adj.
ges·tic′u·la′tor n.
ges·tic′u·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.
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gesticulate

(dʒɛˈstɪkjʊˌleɪt)
vb
to express by or make gestures
[C17: from Latin gesticulārī, from Latin gesticulus (unattested except in Late Latin) gesture, diminutive of gestus gesture, from gerere to bear, conduct]
gesˈticulative adj
gesˈticuˌlator n
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ges•tic•u•late

(dʒɛˈstɪk yəˌleɪt)

v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. v.i.
1. to make or use gestures, esp. in an animated or excited manner with or instead of speech.
v.t.
2. to express by gesturing.
[1595–1605; < Latin gesticulātus, past participle of gesticulārī to use gestures, mime, derivative of Late Latin gesticulus gesture, diminutive of gestus; see gestic, -cle1]
ges•tic′u•la`tive, ges•tic′u•la•to`ry (-ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.
ges•tic′u•la`tor, n.
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gesticulate


Past participle: gesticulated
Gerund: gesticulating

Imperative
gesticulate
gesticulate
Present
I gesticulate
you gesticulate
he/she/it gesticulates
we gesticulate
you gesticulate
they gesticulate
Preterite
I gesticulated
you gesticulated
he/she/it gesticulated
we gesticulated
you gesticulated
they gesticulated
Present Continuous
I am gesticulating
you are gesticulating
he/she/it is gesticulating
we are gesticulating
you are gesticulating
they are gesticulating
Present Perfect
I have gesticulated
you have gesticulated
he/she/it has gesticulated
we have gesticulated
you have gesticulated
they have gesticulated
Past Continuous
I was gesticulating
you were gesticulating
he/she/it was gesticulating
we were gesticulating
you were gesticulating
they were gesticulating
Past Perfect
I had gesticulated
you had gesticulated
he/she/it had gesticulated
we had gesticulated
you had gesticulated
they had gesticulated
Future
I will gesticulate
you will gesticulate
he/she/it will gesticulate
we will gesticulate
you will gesticulate
they will gesticulate
Future Perfect
I will have gesticulated
you will have gesticulated
he/she/it will have gesticulated
we will have gesticulated
you will have gesticulated
they will have gesticulated
Future Continuous
I will be gesticulating
you will be gesticulating
he/she/it will be gesticulating
we will be gesticulating
you will be gesticulating
they will be gesticulating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gesticulating
you have been gesticulating
he/she/it has been gesticulating
we have been gesticulating
you have been gesticulating
they have been gesticulating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gesticulating
you will have been gesticulating
he/she/it will have been gesticulating
we will have been gesticulating
you will have been gesticulating
they will have been gesticulating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gesticulating
you had been gesticulating
he/she/it had been gesticulating
we had been gesticulating
you had been gesticulating
they had been gesticulating
Conditional
I would gesticulate
you would gesticulate
he/she/it would gesticulate
we would gesticulate
you would gesticulate
they would gesticulate
Past Conditional
I would have gesticulated
you would have gesticulated
he/she/it would have gesticulated
we would have gesticulated
you would have gesticulated
they would have gesticulated
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.gesticulate - show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave"
wink - signal by winking; "She winked at him"
exsert, hold out, stretch forth, stretch out, put out, extend - thrust or extend out; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting"
shrug - raise one's shoulders to indicate indifference or resignation
clap, spat - clap one's hands together; "The children were clapping to the music"
communicate, intercommunicate - transmit thoughts or feelings; "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"
applaud, acclaim, clap, spat - clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
bless, sign - make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection; consecrate
nod - express or signify by nodding; "He nodded his approval"
cross oneself - make the sign of the cross; in the Catholic religion
bow, bow down - bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head; "He bowed before the King"; "She bowed her head in shame"
shake - shake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or cognitive state; "shake one's head"; "She shook her finger at the naughty students"; "The old enemies shook hands"; "Don't shake your fist at me!"
beckon, wave - signal with the hands or nod; "She waved to her friends"; "He waved his hand hospitably"
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gesticulate

verb signal, sign, wave, indicate, motion, gesture, beckon, make a sign The man was gesticulating wildly.
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gesticulate

verb
To make bodily motions so as to convey an idea or complement speech:
Idiom: give the high sign.
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Translations
يُلَوِّحُ بيدَيْه وهو يَتَكَلَّم
gestikulovat
gestikulerelave fagter
tjá sig meî handahreyfingum
gestikuliuotimosikuoti rankomis
žestikulēt
gestikulovať
el kol hareketleri yapmakjestler

gesticulate

[dʒesˈtɪkjʊleɪt] VIgesticular
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gesticulate

[dʒɛˈstɪkjʊleɪt] vigesticuler
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gesticulate

vigestikulieren; to gesticulate at somebody/somethingauf jdn/etw deuten
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gesticulate

[dʒɛsˈtɪkjʊˌleɪt] vigesticolare
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gesticulate

(dʒeˈstikjuleit) verb
to wave one's hands and arms about when speaking. He gesticulates wildly when he is angry.
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gesticulate

v. gesticular, expresar por medio de gestos o señas.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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There were many Jews, stout ladies in tight satin dresses and diamonds, little corpulent men with a gesticulative manner.
Gordon-Levitt is a strange choice to play Petit, a highly gesticulative showman (his style learned at the foot of a circus honcho, played by Ben Kingsley).
After a historical and philosophical of the three, he considers Terah's shop of idols and ethics as a first philosophy, gesticulative mischaracterizations, the unbinding of Isaac, and Rebecca.
Jackson's concerts are, in their totality, a wonderfully strange mixture of high-tech showmanship, performatives of the hyper-masculinity with his dancers costumed in military and mafia dress, and of course Jackson's own corporeal and gesticulative transformation from femininity to masculinity to androgyny.