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1. traffic

noun. ['ˈtræfɪk'] the aggregation of things (pedestrians or vehicles) coming and going in a particular locality during a specified period of time.

Synonyms

  • pedestrian traffic
  • commuter traffic
  • foot traffic
  • air traffic
  • vehicular traffic
  • accumulation
  • assemblage
  • vehicle traffic
  • collection

Antonyms

  • connectedness
  • buy
  • downtick
  • uptick

Etymology

  • trafic (French)

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2. traffic

noun. ['ˈtræfɪk'] buying and selling; especially illicit trade.

Synonyms

  • commercialism
  • slave traffic
  • mercantilism
  • simony
  • drug trafficking
  • drug traffic
  • narcotraffic
  • barratry
  • slave trade

Antonyms

  • disassembly
  • noncommercial
  • payment
  • nonpayment

Etymology

  • trafic (French)

3. traffic

noun. ['ˈtræfɪk'] social or verbal interchange (usually followed by `with').

Synonyms

  • relation
  • interchange
  • dealings
  • reciprocation

Antonyms

  • flora
  • defense
  • prosecution
  • decrease

Etymology

  • trafic (French)

4. traffic

noun. ['ˈtræfɪk'] the amount of activity over a communication system during a given period of time.

Synonyms

  • communicating

Antonyms

  • ancestor
  • descendant

Etymology

  • trafic (French)

5. traffic

verb. ['ˈtræfɪk'] trade or deal a commodity.

Synonyms

  • trade

Antonyms

  • dissuasion
  • export

Etymology

  • trafic (French)

6. 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)

7. 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)

8. 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)

9. signal

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

Synonyms

  • provocation
  • incitation

Antonyms

  • unalert
  • dull
  • unwary

Etymology

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

10. signal

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

Antonyms

  • fire

Etymology

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

Example sentences of the word traffic-signal


1. Noun Phrase
Cleveland installed the world's first electric traffic signal in 1914, and Buffalo, N.Y. erected the first "No Left Turn" sign in 1916.

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