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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

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In our study, finger flexion deficit of the dominant hand correlated significantly with GAT.
The surgical cart is side docked on the surgeon's dominant hand side, which is the same side as the working port for the robotic instrument.
Grip strength of the dominant hand was significantly greater than that of the non-dominant hand in these subjects.
The mean amount of virus recovered from the right hand (the dominant hand of 90% of volunteers) was greater than that recovered from the left hand.
A total of 385 patients aged 40 years and older with symptomatic osteoarthritis (OA) in the dominant hand and less intense or no symptoms in the nondominant hand were randomized to receive diclofenac sodium gel or a placebo vehicle, 2 g to each hand, four times daily for 8 weeks.
Of playing with his dominant hand, he added, "Going to my left is a habit.
NAA/NMHC argued that in seeking to increase competition by granting the relief sought by BellSouth, the PSC would have created an unfair market place with phone companies having the dominant hand.
At the beginning of each work day, the dominant hand of each volunteer was placed on 150-mm tryptic soy agar plates for 5 seconds; hand treatment followed.
In most people, left-side strokes can affect coordination in the dominant hand and can damage the brain's language centers, impairing speech.
Interestingly, we don't just have a dominant hand but also an ear, eye and, as all footballers know, a foot.
The scars are often more prevalent on the arm opposite the student's dominant hand and are more likely on the forearm at an angle.
Based on her research, Andrea chose three independent variables: the test subjects' gender, height, and dominant hand.
After a serious injury to her dominant hand and wrist that required four surgeries, her employer accommodated her by redeploying her to a telephone-based position, purchasing a telephone headset for her use, and modifying her job responsibilities so that she was no longer required to perform data entry tasks.
Most everyone has a smart hand and a dumb hand -- a dominant hand and a non-dominant hand.