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verb [intransitive] gesture pronunciation in British English /ˈdʒestʃə(r)/
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present tense
I/you/we/theygesture
he/she/itgestures
present participlegesturing
past tensegestured
past participlegestured

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  1. to make a movement with your hands or head in order to show or tell someone something

    Maria gestured expressively as she talked.

    gesture at/in the direction of/towards:

    ‘What about these?’ she asked, gesturing at the dirty dishes.

    gesture for:

    He gestured for her to sit down.

    gesture to:

    Jack gestured to us from across the room.

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