verb (used with object), sig·naled, sig·nal·ing or (especially British) sig·nalled, sig·nal·ling.
verb (used without object), sig·naled, sig·nal·ing or (especially British) sig·nalled, sig·nal·ling.
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Example sentences from the Web for signaled
The cry that rose up into the night signaled a moral indictment no matter what the grand jury had said.‘I Can’t Breathe!’ ‘I Can’t Breathe!’ A Moral Indictment of Cop Culture|Michael Daly|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He signaled that talks aimed at finding way for a new start in relations would be put on hold.Erdogan May Win the Turkish Presidency, But He'll Face the ISIS Crisis|Thomas Seibert|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mitchum signaled for the rescue boat—which started toward them.The Stacks: Mr. Bad Taste and Trouble Himself: Robert Mitchum|Robert Ward|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Welch interrupted, offering a smile that signaled pure exhaustion and defeat.
That would have signaled the pain was too great for anyone, even Barack Obama, to undo the Watergate reform.
During all this time but few vessels were to be seen far down on the horizon, and never one near enough to be signaled.The Light Keepers|James Otis
When they mounted them and prepared to ride away, an old man came forward and signaled that he wished to speak to them.Three Sioux Scouts|Elmer Russell Gregor
As these things approached, Naida signaled to all to crouch beneath the shelter of a tall rock beside the path.
He signaled to me that he knew of something that would ease the tension and then he disappeared.Ghosts I Have Seen|Violet Tweedale
One of the commanders asked permission to give chase, but Decatur signaled back "Do nothing to excite suspicion."Historic Adventures|Rupert S. Holland
British Dictionary definitions for signaled
- a variable parameter, such as a current or electromagnetic wave, by which information is conveyed through an electronic circuit, communications system, etc
- the information so conveyed
- (as modifier)signal strength; a signal generator