signal

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsɪgnəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsɪgnəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(signl)


Inflections of 'signal' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
When both "l" and "ll" forms exist, spellings with a double "l" are correct, but rare, in US English, while those with a single "l" are not correct in UK English.
signals
v 3rd person singular
signalling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (Mainly UK)
signaling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (US)
signalled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Mainly UK)
signaled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US)
signalled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Mainly UK)
signaled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US)

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: cue
Synonyms:
cue , sign , prompt , indication
Sense: Noun: omen
Synonyms:
omen , sign , indicator, indication
Sense: Verb: show or express
Synonyms:
show , express , display , announce, make known, declare , proclaim, mark , be a sign of
Sense: Verb: gesture
Synonyms:
gesture , motion , wave , beckon
Sense: Verb: indicate
Synonyms:
indicate, be a sign of, mark , herald , signify, mean , foretell, point to, foreshadow , imply

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