BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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hold

How to sign: organize or be responsible for
"hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course";

make-2 in BSL Watch how to sign make-2 in British Sign Language
make-2 - SignStation
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have in BSL Watch how to sign have in British Sign Language
have - SignStation
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hold in BSL Watch how to sign hold in British Sign Language
hold - SignStation
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throw in BSL Watch how to sign throw in British Sign Language
throw - SignStation
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give in BSL Watch how to sign give in British Sign Language
give - SignStation
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make in BSL Watch how to sign make in British Sign Language
make - SignStation
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have in BSL Watch how to sign have in British Sign Language
have - Karl O'Keeffe More details
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Make in BSL Watch how to sign Make in British Sign Language
Make
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have in BSL Watch how to sign have in British Sign Language
have
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Make in BSL Watch how to sign Make in British Sign Language
Make - Nathanael Farley
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Have in BSL Watch how to sign Have in British Sign Language
Have - Famlingo More details
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Similiar / Same: give, have, throw, make

Categories: direct

hold

How to sign: be in accord; be in agreement
"We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with those who say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord on this point";

agree in BSL Watch how to sign agree in British Sign Language
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agree in BSL Watch how to sign agree in British Sign Language
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Agree in BSL Watch how to sign Agree in British Sign Language
Agree - Nathanael Farley
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Similiar / Same: agree, concur, concord

Within this category: arrange, concede, conclude, reconcile, see eye to eye, settle, subscribe

hold

How to sign: the act of grasping
"he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing";

clutch in BSL Watch how to sign clutch in British Sign Language
clutch - SignStation
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Similiar / Same: clutch, clutches, grip, clasp, clench, grasp

Categories: grasping, prehension, seizing, taking hold

Within this category: chokehold, embrace, wrestling hold

hold

How to sign: the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
"he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip";

grip in BSL Watch how to sign grip in British Sign Language
grip - National Deaf Children's Society More details
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Similiar / Same: handle, handgrip, grip

Categories: appendage

Within this category: ax handle, broomstick, crop, haft, hilt, hoe handle, knob, mop handle, panhandle, pommel, pommel, rake handle, stock, stock

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