How to sign withdraw in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hand in front of you in a "W" handshape. Then, move your hand back and change your handshape to a "D" handshape.


Example Video

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of withdraw

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of withdraw

End of Sign

Final Frame of withdraw

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for withdraw
Touch the tips of your thumb and pinky finger together, while extending the other fingers.
Dominant Handshape for withdraw
Extend the index finger straight up and touch the tip of the thumb to the tip of the middle finger with the ring and pinky fingers bent in the same way as the middle finger.

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