Definition and Meanings for signal

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Signal is ranked 3,827 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of signal

adjective, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

Etymology of signal

from signal, n.: cf. f. signal

Meaning of signal


as adjective

  • noticeable; distinguished from what is ordinary; eminent; remarkable; memorable; as, a signal exploit; a signal service; a signal act of benevolence.
  • of or pertaining to signals, or the use of signals in conveying information; as, a signal flag or officer.

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to communicate by signals; as, to signal orders.
  • to notify by a signals; to make a signal or signals to; as, to signal a fleet to anchor.
  • No antonyms for signal

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