ASL Sign Language Dictionary

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How to sign: get the meaning of something
"Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?";

comprehend in ASL Watch how to sign comprehend in American Sign Language
comprehend - Elemental ASL Concepts
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Similiar / Same: get the picture, savvy, apprehend, grasp, compass, dig

Categories: understand

Within this category: catch on, digest, figure, intuit


How to sign: to become aware of through the senses
"I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon";

perceive in ASL Watch how to sign perceive in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: perceive

Within this category: apperceive, catch, divine, dream, feel, find, hallucinate, hear, hurt, listen, misperceive, pick up, see, see through, sight, smell, taste, touch


How to sign: include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
"This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group";

encompass in ASL Watch how to sign encompass in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: embrace, encompass, cover

Categories: include

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