ASL Sign Language Dictionary

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How to sign: contribute to the progress or growth of
"I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom";

further in ASL Watch how to sign further in American Sign Language
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encourage in ASL Watch how to sign encourage in American Sign Language
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encourage in ASL Watch how to sign encourage in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: promote, encourage, further, boost

Categories: support, back up

Within this category: connive at, foster, spur, help, carry, feed, contribute

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How to sign: obtain advantages, such as points, etc.
"The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference";

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Similiar / Same: pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground, win, gain

Within this category: steal, score

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How to sign: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
"Time marches on";

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go on in ASL Watch how to sign go on in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: move on, march on, progress, pass on, go on

Categories: travel, go, move, locomote

Within this category: forge, penetrate, creep up, encroach, press on, string, pass, close in, edge, ratchet, elapse

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