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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ges·ture /ˈʤɛsʧɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ges·ture n.
 1. Manner of carrying the body; position of the body or limbs; posture. [Obs.]
    Accubation, or lying down at meals, was a gesture used by many nations.   --Sir T. Browne.
 2. A motion of the body or limbs expressive of sentiment or passion; any action or posture intended to express an idea or a passion, or to enforce or emphasize an argument, assertion, or opinion.
    Humble and reverent gestures.   --Hooker.
 Grace was in all her steps, heaven in her eye,
 In every gesture dignity and love.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ges·ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gestured p. pr. & vb. n. Gesturing.] To accompany or illustrate with gesture or action; to gesticulate.
    It is not orderly read, nor gestured as beseemeth.   --Hooker.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ges·ture, v. i. To make gestures; to gesticulate.
    The players . . . gestured not undecently withal.   --Holland.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a
           thought or feeling
      2: the use of movements (especially of the hands) to
         communicate familiar or prearranged signals [syn: motion]
      3: something done as an indication of intention; "a political
         gesture"; "a gesture of defiance"
      v : show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his
          desire to leave" [syn: gesticulate, motion]