Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division II.Communication of Ideas
Section III.Means of Communicating Ideas
1°. Natural Means
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.
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