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1. beckon

verb. ['ˈbɛkən'] signal with the hands or nod.

Synonyms

  • motion
  • wave
  • gesture

Antonyms

  • closing
  • opening
  • retreat
  • moving

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Rhymes with Beckon

  • second
  • reckon

How do you pronounce beckon?

Pronounce beckon as ˈbɛkən.

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Sentences with beckon


1. Noun, plural
These beckon to your dog, and her scavenging instincts will usually override her training.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Decide together that he does not have to answer his ex’s every beckon and call.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Storefront foot massage parlors beckon men to bare their feet for a rigorous massage by a petite Thai maiden.

2. beckon

verb. ['ˈbɛkən'] appear inviting.

Synonyms

  • appeal

Antonyms

  • let go of
  • stand still

3. beckon

verb. ['ˈbɛkən'] summon with a wave, nod, or some other gesture.

Antonyms

  • nonmoving
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