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: raise from a lower to a higher position
"Raise your hands"; "Lift a load";

raise in BSL Watch how to sign raise in British Sign Language
raise - SignStation
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See also: pick up, lift up, gather up

Similiar / Same: lift, elevate, get up, bring up

Categories: displace, move

Within this category: chin, get up, heighten, hike, hoist, hoist, hoist, jack, kick up, levitate, pick up, pinnacle, pump, raise, rear, shoulder, skid, trice, underlay


How to sign: evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic
"raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain";

invoke in BSL Watch how to sign invoke in British Sign Language
invoke - QIA Dictionary of ICT
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Similiar / Same: conjure, conjure up, invoke, call down, bring up, call forth, arouse, put forward, evoke, stir

Categories: create, make

Within this category: bless, curse


How to sign: increase
"This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension";

enhance in BSL Watch how to sign enhance in British Sign Language
enhance - University of Wolverhampton
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Similiar / Same: enhance, heighten

Categories: compound, deepen, heighten, intensify

Within this category: potentiate

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