Definitions For Signal

noun

  • Any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
  • Any incitement to action
  • An electric quantity (voltage or current or field strength) whose modulation represents coded information about the source from which it comes
  • An event or act which shows that something exists or that gives information about something
  • Something (such as a sound, a movement of part of the body, or an object) that gives information about something or that tells someone to do something
  • A piece of equipment with colored lights that is used on railways and roads to tell people when to go, to slow down, or to stop

verb

  • Be a signal for or a symptom of
  • Communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
  • To be a sign of (something) : to show the existence of (something)
  • To make a sound or motion that tells someone something

adjective

  • Notably out of the ordinary

Is Signal a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
10

The word Signal is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Signal in a Sentence

  • He likes her but he is sending the wrong signals with his constant teasing.
  • The teacher gave us the signal to finish what we were working on and hand in our tests.
  • Faulty wiring in the train station caused a signal to malfunction.
  • Robins signal the arrival of spring.
  • The election results surely signal the start of a new era.
  • A lock on the suitcase might signal that there's something of value inside.
  • Is he worthy of such a signal honor?
  • The Louisiana Purchase is cited by many historians as one of the most signal events in American history

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