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: try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
"The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county";

look for in BSL Watch how to sign look for in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: search, look for

Within this category: browse, divine, dredge, feel, finger, fish, gather, grope, grub, hunt, leave no stone unturned, quest for, scour, seek out, shop, want


How to sign: make an effort or attempt
"He tried to shake off his fears"; "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"; "The police attempted to stop the thief"; "He sought to improve himself"; "She always seeks to do good in the world";

seek in BSL Watch how to sign seek in British Sign Language
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See also: try out, test, try, essay, examine, prove

Similiar / Same: try, attempt, essay, assay

Categories: act, move

Within this category: endeavor, fight, gamble, give it a whirl, grope, have a go, risk, take a dare

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