The sign for "quit" is based on the idea of "getting
out" of something. The sign starts with the dominant "H" hand (think
of legs) inside the non-dominant "C"-hand. Then you pull the
"H"-hand out of the "C"-hand.
QUIT: (version 2) "get out of"
Can be used for "get out of the car" or "get off of the ride" (at an amusement
park) or "Count me OUT!"
You can use the sign JOIN to mean participate.
Here is an initialized version of the sign PARTICIPATE. (Not
Warning: This sign is considered "Signed English" and should not be used by
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