BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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see

How to sign: get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
"I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted";

hear in BSL Watch how to sign hear in British Sign Language
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learn in BSL Watch how to sign learn in British Sign Language
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Hear in BSL Watch how to sign Hear in British Sign Language
Hear
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See in BSL Watch how to sign See in British Sign Language
See
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pick up in BSL Watch how to sign pick up in British Sign Language
pick up
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learn in BSL Watch how to sign learn in British Sign Language
learn
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Learn in BSL Watch how to sign Learn in British Sign Language
Learn - Exeter Deaf Academy
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Similiar / Same: get word, get wind, get a line, learn, hear, find out, discover, pick up

Within this category: get the goods, wise up, trip up, ascertain, discover

see

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

Categories: imagine, conceive of, ideate, envisage

see

How to sign: come together
"I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!";

meet in BSL Watch how to sign meet in British Sign Language
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Meet in BSL Watch how to sign Meet in British Sign Language
Meet
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meet in BSL Watch how to sign meet in British Sign Language
meet
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Similiar / Same: meet, ran into, encounter, run across, come across

Within this category: intersect

see

How to sign: perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
"You have to be a good observer to see all the details"; "Can you see the bird in that tree?"; "He is blind--he cannot see";

see in BSL Watch how to sign see in British Sign Language
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Categories: perceive, comprehend

Within this category: glimpse, see, get a look, behold

see

How to sign: perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
"Now I see!"; "I just can't see your point"; "Does she realize how important this decision is?"; "I don't understand the idea";

realise in BSL Watch how to sign realise in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: understand, realize, realise

Within this category: perceive, appreciate

see

How to sign: date regularly; have a steady relationship with
"Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!";

go out in BSL Watch how to sign go out in British Sign Language
go out
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Similiar / Same: go steady, date, go out

Categories: consort, associate, affiliate, assort

see

How to sign: make sense of; assign a meaning to
"What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?";

interpret in BSL Watch how to sign interpret in British Sign Language
interpret - University of Wolverhampton
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See also: collocate with, construe with, cooccur with, co-occur with, go with

Similiar / Same: interpret, construe

Categories: understand

Within this category: misconstrue, read between the lines, mythicize, literalize, spiritualize, reinterpret, allegorize, take, read, read, educe

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