Translation of "gesture" - English-French dictionary

gesture

noun countablegesture /ˈdʒɛstʃər/
a movement of your body that shows your thoughts or feelings
geste masculine

a rude gesture
un geste grossier
an action done to show your feelings
geste masculine

The release of prisoners was seen as a gesture of peace.
La libération des prisonniers a été vu comme un geste de paix.

gesture

verb intransitivegesture [ ˈdʒɛstʃər ]
to make a physical gesture
faire signe

He gestured for her to come closer.
Il lui fit signe de se rapprocher.

(Translation of “gesture” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

gesture

noun /ˈdʒestʃə/

a movement of the head, hand etc to express an idea etc

geste
He made a gesture for us to follow him
The speaker emphasized his words with violent gestures.

(Translation of “gesture” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)