ASL Sign Language Dictionary

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How to sign: show, express or direct through movement
"He gestured his desire to leave";

gesture in ASL Watch how to sign gesture in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: gesticulate, gesture

Categories: communicate, intercommunicate

Within this category: wink, exsert, shrug, clap, applaud, bless, nod, cross oneself, bow, shake, beckon


How to sign: a change of position that does not entail a change of location
"the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility";

motion in ASL Watch how to sign motion in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: movement, motility, move

Categories: change

Within this category: abduction, adduction, agitation, body English, circumduction, disturbance, fetal movement, flit, gesture, headshake, inclination, inversion, inversion, jerk, kick, kneel, lurch, nystagmus, opening, prostration, reach, reciprocation, reclining, retraction, retroflection, rotation, shutting, sitting, sitting, snap, squat, sweep, toss, vibration, wave, waver, standing, straddle, stroke, wiggle, eurythmy

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