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Synonyms for hand

round of applause




at or on hand

by hand


hand in glove


  • in association
  • in partnership
  • in league
  • in collaboration
  • in cooperation
  • in cahoots

hands down


  • easily
  • effortlessly
  • with ease
  • comfortably
  • without difficulty
  • with no trouble
  • standing on your head
  • with one hand tied behind your back
  • with no contest
  • with your eyes closed or shut

hand something around or round


hand something back

hand something down: pass on or down

hand something down: pronounce

hand something on

hand something or someone in

hand something or someone over: give

hand something or someone over: turn over

hand something out

in hand: in reserve


in hand: under way


in hand: under control


lay hands on someone: attack

lay hands on someone: bless

lay hands on something: get hold of

lend a hand


try your hand


Synonyms for hand

approval expressed by clapping

the act or an instance of helping

the particular angle from which something is considered

one of two or more contrasted parts or places identified by its location with respect to a center


to relinquish to the possession or control of another

to cause to be transferred from one to another

hand down: to convey (something) from one generation to the next

hand down: to deliver (an indictment or verdict, for example)


hand on: to convey (something) from one generation to the next

hand out: to pass (something) out

hand out: to make a gift of

hand out: to present as a gift to a charity or cause

hand over: to relinquish to the possession or control of another

hand over: to put in the charge of another for care, use, or performance

Synonyms for hand


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a position given by its location to the side of an object

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the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time

one of two sides of an issue

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a rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece

a unit of length equal to 4 inches

a member of the crew of a ship

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a card player in a game of bridge

a round of applause to signify approval

terminal part of the forelimb in certain vertebrates (e.g. apes or kangaroos)

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physical assistance

guide or conduct or usher somewhere

References in periodicals archive ?
In working with its corporate partners, Hands On Bay Area identifies and recruits local nonprofit agencies that can utilize a company's volunteer support.
Last week, Hands On Bay Area was honored by corporate partner, Levi Strauss & Co.
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department staff love to work with Hands On volunteers," said Kristin Bowman, director of volunteer services, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.
In 2002, Hands On San Francisco Day volunteers renewed 11 children's agencies, improved 6 local schools, helped 17 homeless shelters and community agencies, beautified 16 parks and playgrounds and raised more than $70,000 in corporate and community contributions.
Hands On is so pleased to have Home Depot's continued support of Hands On San Francisco Day," said Jessica Russell, Executive Director, Hands On San Francisco.
other San Francisco companies including CT Corporation, Deutsche Bank Securities, Digitas, Fleishman-Hillard, Macy's and Starbucks have worked with Hands On to create meaningful volunteer opportunities for their employees.
Founded in 1994, Hands On San Francisco is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to helping busy individuals make a positive impact on their community.
All volunteers will receive breakfast, lunch and promotional items from the event's sponsors for participating in Hands On San Francisco Day.
Hands On San Francisco Day is an exceptional day of service which empowers volunteers and benefits local nonprofit organizations," said Jung Yun, Chairperson of Hands On San Francisco Day.
For more information on Hands On San Francisco Day 2002, including sponsorship details and how to register as an individual volunteer for the event, go to www.
Having deaf parents, relatives and friends, I've had a lifelong passion to overcome communications barriers between the deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing worlds," said Ronald Obray, President of Hands On.
In addition to joining GoAmerica's Board of Directors, Obray will remain the President of Hands On and will report to Luis.
The Brown Bag Program was adopted to assist Hands On's VRS users in paying the high cost of their DSL or cable modem bills," said Hands On President Ronald Obray.
Obray stated that Hands On initially raised the issue with the FCC itself because it wanted to be certain that its VRS service and programs fully complied with the FCC's requirements.