ACCEPT in sign language

ASL printable for ACCEPT

ASL sign for ACCEPT

How to sign "accept" in American Sign Language (ASL)?

Meaning: To consent to receive (a thing offered); to answer affirmatively; to agree to take (a duty or responsibility).

Pronunciation (sign description): Both loose open hands held apart in space near the torso, palms down, move toward the torso while the hands transitions into "flat O" handshape.

Learner tip for ASL learners: Not to confuse this similar sign with a homonym: OWN.

Related signs: RECEIVE, TAKE.


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Written ASL

[Note: ASL writing is not an official standard. This sign language writing remains in a state of open space to allow room for experiment, evolution, and improvement.]

How to write ASL for ACCEPT

Written ASL digit for ACCEPT. [Contributed by ASLwrite, 2020]

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