BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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contrive

How to sign: make or work out a plan for; devise
"They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack";

plan in BSL Watch how to sign plan in British Sign Language
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project in BSL Watch how to sign project in British Sign Language
project - SignStation More details
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design in BSL Watch how to sign design in British Sign Language
design
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Plan in BSL Watch how to sign Plan in British Sign Language
Plan - Nathanael Farley
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design in BSL Watch how to sign design in British Sign Language
design - Ben Fletcher - Tech Signs
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Similiar / Same: design, plan, project

Categories: create by mental act, create mentally

Within this category: concert, map

contrive

How to sign: come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or priciple) after a mental effort
"excogitate a way to measure the speed of light";

invent in BSL Watch how to sign invent in British Sign Language
invent - SignStation More details
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devise in BSL Watch how to sign devise in British Sign Language
devise - University of Wolverhampton
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forge in BSL Watch how to sign forge in British Sign Language
forge - University of Wolverhampton
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Similiar / Same: invent, devise, excogitate, formulate, forge

Categories: create by mental act, create mentally

contrive

How to sign: put or send forth
"She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light";

throw in BSL Watch how to sign throw in British Sign Language
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Cast in BSL Watch how to sign Cast in British Sign Language
Cast - SignMedia SMART
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Similiar / Same: cast, throw, project

Categories: send, direct

Within this category: shoot

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