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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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When the deregulation door swings open, your phone will begin to ring (if it hasn't already).
Its exclusive Wide-Open(TM) rear door on the King Cab opens nearly 180 degrees, providing almost unlimited access to the rear seats and avoiding the "trap" that can happen when a competitor's rear door swings open only halfway, butting up against the neighboring vehicle.
Kennedy's announcement that he will not seek re-election in Rhode Island, the door swings further open to the possibility that Republicans could be in for a strong election year.
A lorry cuts them up and the door swings open to show a glimpse of a tied-up, caged woman inside.
Its contoured seat and interior have been expanded to accommodate larger residents, and the wide door swings to a full open position for easy transter or assisted transfer when needed.
We imagine Her Maj's first day behind the pumps at the Queen Liz: (HM is polishing a marble bust of Barbara Windsor, whistling Roll Out The Barrel, as the pub door swings open) HM: Oi, no dogs in here.
The latter, like the coming of the Holy Ghost, makes much noise but doesn't so much as unfurl a collar of lift a hem every time the door swings open to reveal another barking dissatisfied sea-dog.
When the alarm goes off, a full-height fire door swings across the passage.
The front door swings open, he jumps nimbly in, they drive off.