This sign means:
to take a class
to adopt a method or a child
The "take up" sign doesn’t mean to "take away from"
(as in math). Instead see: “TAKE-AWAY”
For "take away from" (as in take candy away from a baby) see the "TAKE"
page and scroll down to "TAKE-from."
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American Sign Language (ASL) online at American Sign Language University ™
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