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Noun
An indication or sign of a situation
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“Education Leeds assistant chief executive Roland Absalom said it was a clear signal that the situation was improving.”
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An event or statement that provides the impulse for an occurrence
“When Sheffield saw a player dismissed for two yellow card offenses, it was the signal for Vale to press forward again.”
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A gesture, action, or sound that is used to convey information or instructions
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“At some point, he will give you a signal to leave, and you get up and go cash out all the chips you have.”
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A device used to give notice or warning
“Set an alarm as a signal to end the practice.”
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A sign or warning of something to come
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Traffic signal
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Alarm warning of fire
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A signal that danger, such as an air raid, is over
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Tattoo or call
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An approach or proposal made to someone with the aim of opening negotiations or establishing a relationship
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An anchored float serving as a navigation mark, to show reefs or other hazards, or for mooring
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A word used to gain admittance or to gain access to information
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Sound from electronic device
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A star used as a navigation reference, particularly a pole star such as Polaris
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A sign for the control of traffic or the information of drivers
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A gesture of respect or polite recognition, especially one made to or by a person when arriving or departing
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Lights out
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A calculation or estimate of future events, especially coming weather or a financial trend
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Language as a system rather than language in use, including the formal rules, structures, and limitations of language
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A message transmitted by telegraph
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A building, usually a tower, containing a light to warn or guide ships
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The sound of a buzzer or telephone
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An object or feature of a landscape or town that is easily seen and recognized from a distance, especially one that enables someone to establish their location
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A pulse of electrical energy
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Reception or clarity
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A cry made as a summons or to attract someone's attention
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A regular short, sharp sound, especially that made by a clock or watch
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A word or phrase expressing a person's or group's core aim or belief
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An act of whistling, or the high-pitched sound made from whistling
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To use gestures to convey information or directions
“I will signal to you to flee if there is any sign of trouble.”
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To indicate or announce the existence or occurrence of (something) by actions or sounds
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“The horn sounded to signal the end of the game.”
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To indicate or be a foreshadow of
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“Its completion will signal the end of a two-hundred-year commercial saga characterized by industrious thinking, entrepreneurial markets, and mass labor workforces.”
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To imply or hint at something
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“Mon seigneur's nuanced lack of response to his outbursts, however, now seemed to signal to him that his behavior till now had been somewhat inappropriate.”
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To summon or signal (to someone or a vehicle)
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To use gestures to convey information or directions
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To announce the arrival of something
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Bleep or alert
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To make a shrill, high-pitched sound by forcing air through the mouth, typically melodically
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To make a clear resonant or vibrating sound
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To say something as advice or to provide information
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(with object) To say something in order to convey information or to express a feeling
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To order or instruct to go, or come, to a particular destination or in a particular direction
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To emanate or shoot forth light bursts
Adjective
Striking in extent, seriousness, or importance
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“This is all a signal lesson as to why you shouldn't jump to such obvious conclusions.”
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Beyond what is normal or natural
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Being the only one of its kind
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