signal with the hands or nod
"She waved to her friends"; "He waved his hand hospitably"
"The shop window decorations beckoned"
summon with a wave, nod, or some other gesture
To wave and/or to nod to somebody with the intention to make the person come closer.
to make a significant sign to; hence, to summon, as by a motion of the hand
a sign made without words; a beck
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bek′n, v.t. to nod or make a sign to. [A.S. bíecnan—béacn, a sign. See Beacon.]
The numerical value of beckon in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of beckon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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Opportunity is often difficult to recognize we usually expect it to beckon us with beepers and billboards.
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