BSL Sign Language Dictionary

Search and compare thousands of words and phrases in British Sign Language (BSL). The largest collection online.

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How to sign: imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
"I can't see him on horseback!"; "I can see what will happen"; "I can see a risk in this strategy";

picture in BSL Watch how to sign picture in British Sign Language
picture - SignStation
fancy in BSL Watch how to sign fancy in British Sign Language
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fancy in BSL Watch how to sign fancy in British Sign Language
fancy

Similiar / Same: see, picture, visualize, envision, fancy, visualise, project, image

Categories: imagine, conceive of, ideate, envisage

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How to sign: make a mathematical calculation or computation

calculate in BSL Watch how to sign calculate in British Sign Language
calculate - Scottish Sensory Centre
calculate in BSL Watch how to sign calculate in British Sign Language
calculate - SignStation
figure in BSL Watch how to sign figure in British Sign Language
figure - SignStation

See also: solve, figure out, puzzle out, lick, reckon, count, work out, bet, depend, look, calculate, work

Similiar / Same: compute, calculate, reckon, cipher, cypher, work out

Categories: reason

Within this category: quantize, extract, process, prorate, miscalculate, recalculate, average, factor, add, subtract, multiply, divide, interpolate, differentiate, integrate, survey, estimate, budget, capitalize, resolve

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How to sign: one of the elements that collectively form a system of numbers
"0 and 1 are digits";

digit in BSL Watch how to sign digit in British Sign Language
digit - QIA Dictionary of ICT
digit in BSL Watch how to sign digit in British Sign Language
digit - Scottish Sensory Centre

Similiar / Same: digit

Categories: integer, whole number

Within this category: binary digit, octal digit, decimal digit, significant digit, zero, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine

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How to sign: alternative names for the body of a human being
"Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak";

flesh in BSL Watch how to sign flesh in British Sign Language
flesh

Similiar / Same: form, flesh, frame, shape, anatomy, human body, physique, build, soma, bod, chassis, material body, physical body

Categories: body, organic structure, physical structure

Within this category: person, juvenile body, adult body, male body, female body

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How to sign: a well-known or notable person
"they studied all the great names in the history of France"; "she is an important figure in modern music";

Public Figure in BSL Watch how to sign Public Figure in British Sign Language
Public Figure - SignMedia SMART

Similiar / Same: name, public figure

Categories: important person, influential person, personage

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How to sign: the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
"he had a number of chores to do"; "the number of parameters is small"; "the figure was about a thousand";

number in BSL Watch how to sign number in British Sign Language
number - SignStation

Similiar / Same: number

Categories: amount

Within this category: numerousness, preponderance, innumerableness, majority, minority, fewness

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