BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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How to sign: where you live at a particular time
"deliver the package to my home"; "he doesn't have a home to go to"; "your place or mine?";

home in BSL Watch how to sign home in British Sign Language
home - University of Wolverhampton
Home in BSL Watch how to sign Home in British Sign Language
Home - Exeter Deaf Academy
home in BSL Watch how to sign home in British Sign Language
home - Karl O'Keeffe More details
home in BSL Watch how to sign home in British Sign Language
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home-2 in BSL Watch how to sign home-2 in British Sign Language
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home-3 in BSL Watch how to sign home-3 in British Sign Language
home-3 - SignStation More details

Similiar / Same: home

Categories: residence, abode

Within this category: home away from home


How to sign: put into a certain place or abstract location
"Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point";

place in BSL Watch how to sign place in British Sign Language
place - University of Wolverhampton
set in BSL Watch how to sign set in British Sign Language
set - QIA Dictionary of ICT
place in BSL Watch how to sign place in British Sign Language
place - SignStation More details
put in BSL Watch how to sign put in British Sign Language

See also: erect, assemble, assemble, arrange, postpone, postpone, lay, apply, set up, set up, communicate, set up, replace, lay out, lay out, set out, set out, set up, put together, put together, land, put up, pass, unload, imprison, drop, put up, raise, set up, put back, defer, put down, defer, range, frame, put down, shelve, set back, array, rig, set back, jail, range, array, put off, put off, shelve, tack, put back, remand, put down, piece, prorogue, put behind bars, bring down, tack together, put across, prorogue, hold over, disembark, set back, put on, set up, rear, remit, piece, discharge, hold over, put over, jug, repose, debark, knock back, incarcerate, ensnare, remit, set back, tack, put over, table, gaol, set down, put back, lag, post, entrap, knock back, tack together, table, put away, pass on, set down, immure

Similiar / Same: put, set, lay, position, pose

Categories: move, displace

Within this category: insert, docket, cock, postpose, prepose, step, replace, stratify, plant, intersperse, nestle, pile, arrange, superimpose, superpose, park, ensconce, emplace, emplace, ship, underlay, trench, pigeonhole, shelve, jar, repose, stick, sign, middle, parallelize, butt, recess, reposition, throw, tee, rack up, coffin, bed, appose, set down, sow, misplace, juxtapose, set down, bottle, bucket, barrel, ground, pillow, misplace, upend, seat, lay, stand, recline, plant, install, situate, ladle, poise, lean, clap, rest, perch, load, cram, set, siphon, position, glycerolize, space, marshal, settle, throw, imbricate


How to sign: a particular situation
"If you were in my place what would you do?";

Shoes in BSL Watch how to sign Shoes in British Sign Language
Shoes - Nathanael Farley

Similiar / Same: shoes

Categories: situation, position


How to sign: a job in an organization
"he occupied a post in the treasury";

post in BSL Watch how to sign post in British Sign Language
post - SignStation More details

Similiar / Same: position, post, berth, spot, office, billet, situation

Categories: occupation, business, job, line of work, line

Within this category: academicianship, accountantship, admiralty, ambassadorship, apostleship, apprenticeship, attorneyship, bailiffship, bishopry, cadetship, caliphate, captainship, cardinalship, chairmanship, chancellorship, chaplaincy, chieftaincy, clerkship, commandership, comptrollership, consulship, controllership, councillorship, counselorship, curacy, curatorship, custodianship, deanship, directorship, discipleship, editorship, eldership, emirate, fatherhood, fatherhood, foremanship, generalship, governorship, headship, headship, hot seat, incumbency, inspectorship, instructorship, internship, judgship, khanate, lectureship, legation, legislatorship, librarianship, lieutenancy, magistracy, managership, manhood, marshalship, mastership, mayoralty, messiahship, moderatorship, overlordship, pastorship, peasanthood, praetorship, precentorship, preceptorship, prefecture, prelacy, premiership, presidency, primateship, principalship, priorship, proconsulship, proctorship, professorship, protectorship, public office, receivership, regency, residency, rulership, sainthood, secretaryship, senatorship, sinecure, solicitorship, speakership, stewardship, studentship, teachership, thaneship, throne, treasurership, tribuneship, viceroyship, viziership, wardenship, wardership, womanhood


How to sign: recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something
"She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster";

identify in BSL Watch how to sign identify in British Sign Language
identify - SignStation More details

Similiar / Same: identify

Categories: determine, set

Within this category: distinguish


How to sign: a blank area
"write your name in the space provided";

space in BSL Watch how to sign space in British Sign Language
space - SignStation More details

Similiar / Same: space, blank space

Categories: area, expanse, surface area

Within this category: margin, indentation


How to sign: make an investment
"Put money into bonds";

put in BSL Watch how to sign put in British Sign Language
put - SignStation More details

Similiar / Same: put, invest, commit

Categories: spend, expend, drop

Within this category: fund, roll over, shelter, tie up, speculate, buy into

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