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1. signal

noun. ['ˈsɪgnəl'] any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message.

Synonyms

  • starting signal
  • sign
  • alert
  • whistle
  • communication
  • warning signal
  • start
  • alarum
  • high sign
  • bugle call
  • radiotelegraphic signal
  • input
  • telephone number
  • signaling
  • curfew
  • alarm
  • indicator
  • time signal
  • symbol
  • output signal
  • visual signal
  • retreat
  • ticktack
  • beam
  • recording
  • radio beacon
  • output
  • distress signal
  • drumbeat
  • all clear
  • telegraphic signal
  • dog-ear
  • input signal
  • number
  • animal communication
  • whistling
  • radio beam
  • storm signal
  • distress call
  • electronic signal

Antonyms

  • positiveness
  • negativity
  • positivity
  • invalidate

Etymology

  • segnal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signalis (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word signal-box


1. Noun Phrase
The green wire needs to connect under the signal box on the opposite side of the remote.

2. signal

verb. ['ˈsɪgnəl'] communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs.

Synonyms

  • semaphore
  • signalize
  • sign
  • whistle
  • communicate
  • heliograph
  • signalise
  • flag
  • intercommunicate

Antonyms

  • ending
  • middle
  • death
  • arrive

Etymology

  • segnal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signalis (Latin)

3. signal

verb. ['ˈsɪgnəl'] be a signal for or a symptom of.

Synonyms

  • betoken
  • bode
  • foretell
  • predict
  • prognosticate
  • augur
  • forecast
  • mark
  • portend
  • prefigure
  • indicate
  • bespeak
  • tell
  • foreshadow
  • omen
  • auspicate
  • presage

Antonyms

  • dissuasion
  • unconnectedness
  • deactivation
  • finish

Etymology

  • segnal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signalis (Latin)

4. signal

noun. ['ˈsɪgnəl'] any incitement to action.

Synonyms

  • provocation
  • incitation

Antonyms

  • unalert
  • dull
  • unwary

Etymology

  • segnal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signalis (Latin)

5. signal

adjective. ['ˈsɪgnəl'] notably out of the ordinary.

Antonyms

  • fire

Etymology

  • segnal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signalis (Latin)

6. box

noun. ['ˈbɑːks'] a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid.

Synonyms

  • bandbox
  • cereal box
  • shadow box
  • alms box
  • lid
  • play-box
  • casket
  • crate
  • deedbox
  • coffin
  • playbox
  • ballot box
  • container
  • strongbox
  • carton
  • paintbox
  • snuffbox
  • flat
  • window box
  • jewel casket
  • chest
  • poor box
  • cigar box
  • pencil case
  • shoebox
  • base
  • tuck box
  • mite box
  • mailbox
  • pencil box
  • tinderbox
  • hod
  • matchbox
  • pyxis

Antonyms

  • qualified
  • modulated
  • uneven
  • unidimensional

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. box

noun. ['ˈbɑːks'] private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance.

Synonyms

  • compartment
  • skybox
  • balcony
  • box seat

Antonyms

  • active
  • inclined
  • vertical
  • effervescent

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. box

noun. ['ˈbɑːks'] the quantity contained in a box.

Synonyms

  • boxful

Antonyms

  • infield
  • trapezium

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. box

noun. ['ˈbɑːks'] a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible.

Synonyms

  • corner
  • quandary
  • predicament

Antonyms

  • proportional font
  • nominative
  • oblique
  • juvenile

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. box

verb. ['ˈbɑːks'] put into a box.

Synonyms

  • package
  • encase
  • case

Antonyms

  • bottom out
  • top out
  • miss
  • fail

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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