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: someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
"the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins";

relief in BSL Watch how to sign relief in British Sign Language
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fill-in in BSL Watch how to sign fill-in in British Sign Language
fill-in - SignStation
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Substitute in BSL Watch how to sign Substitute in British Sign Language
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substitute in BSL Watch how to sign substitute in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: stand-in, reliever, backup man, fill-in, backup, relief

Categories: compeer, equal, match, peer

Within this category: double, locum tenens, surrogate


How to sign: put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items
"the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt"; "substitute regular milk with fat-free milk";

replace in BSL Watch how to sign replace in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: replace

Categories: change, exchange, interchange

Within this category: reduce, retool, shift, subrogate, truncate

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