Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties

Division II.—Communication of Ideas

Section III.—Means of Communicating Ideas
1°. Natural Means
  1. Indication (Substantives), symbolisation, typification, notation, connotation, prefigurement, representation 554, exposition, notice 527, trace 551, name 564.
  2. A sign, symbol, index, placard, exponent, indicator, pointer, mark, token, symptom, type, emblem, cipher, code, device, epigraph, motto, posy.

    Science of signs: Sematology.

    Lineament, feature, line, stroke, dash, trait, score, stripe, streak, scratch, tick, dot, point, notch, nick, asterisk, red letter, rubric, italics, print, stamp, impress, imprint, sublineation, underlining, display, jotting.

    For identification: Badge, criterion, check, countercheck, countersign, duplicate, label, book-plate, ex- libris, ticket, billet, card, visiting-card, carte de visite, bill, bill-head, facia, sign-board, witness, voucher, coupon, trade-mark, hall-mark, signature, handwriting, sign-manual, cipher, seal, sigil, signet, autograph, autography, superscription, endorsement, visé, title, heading, caption, docket, watchword, password, shibboleth, mot du guet, catchword.

    Insignia: Banner, banneret, flag, colours, bunting, streamer, standard, ensign, pennon, pennant, pendant, jack, ancient, oriflamme, gonfalon, banderole; crest, arms, coat of arms, armorial bearings, shield, scutcheon, escutcheon, livery, cockade, epaulet, chevron, cordon, totem.

    Indication of locality: Beacon, cairn, post, staff, flagstaff, hand, pointer, vane, guide-post, finger-post, sign-post, landmark, sea-mark, lighthouse, lightship, pole-star, lodestar, cynosure, guide, address, direction, rocket, blue-light, watch-fire, blaze.

    Indication of an event: Signal, nod, wink, beck, cue, gesture, gesticulation, dumb-show, pantomime, touch, nudge, freemasonry, telegraph, heliograph, semaphore.

    Indication of time: Time-ball, clock 114, alarm-clock, hooter, buzzer, siren.

    Indication of danger: Alarm, alarum, alarm-bell, tocsin, fire-hooter, beat of drum, fiery cross, sound of trumpet, war-cry, war-whoop, slogan.

    (Verbs). To indicate, point out, be the sign, etc., of, denote, betoken, connote, connotate, represent, stand for, typify, symbolise, shadow forth, argue, bear the impress of, witness, attest, testify.

    To put an indication, mark, etc.; to note, mark, stamp, impress, label, ticket, docket, endorse, sign, countersign; put, append, or affix a seal or signature; dot, jot down, book, score, dash, trace, chalk, underline, italicise, print, imprint, engrave, stereotype, rubricate, star, obelise, initial.

    To make a sign, signal, etc., signalise; give or hang out a signal; give notice, gesticulate, beckon, beck, nod, wink, nudge, tip the wink, give the cue, tip, or office; wave, unfurl, hoist, or hang out a banner, flag, etc., show one's colours, give or sound an alarm, beat the drum, sound the trumpets, raise a cry, etc.

    (Adjectives). Indicating, etc., indicatory, indicative, sematic, denotative, representative, typical, typic, symbolic, symbolical, connotative, pathognomic, symptomatic, exponential, emblematic, attesting; armorial, totemistic.

    Indicated, etc., typified, impressed, etc.

    Capable of being denoted, denotable, indelible.

    (Phrases). Ecce signum; ex pede Herculem; verbum satis; in token of.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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