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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 ?
Titles as follows: The Fakers Handicap Hurdle, The Drop Hands Chase, Look Behind You Hurdle, The Mug Punters Handicap Chase, The Twisters Handicap Hurdle, The Pull up Chase, The Fakenham Lawbreakers Handicap Hurdle, The Anti Wildlife Countryside Alliance Chase.
v Man United (H) 1-2 The game is seemingly heading for a goal-less draw until Dudek's inexplicable drop hands Diego Forlan a goal and sends United on the way to victory.
Nick Knight ducked to one from Allan Donald, but left bat and gloves in the firing line; Nasser Hussain got another lifter but, unlike Michael Atherton, did not drop hands and bat and so gloved the second of four catches to Boucher; Alec Stewart played n o stroke to a straight one and was bowled by Jacques Kallis, while Robert Croft did play a stroke at one from Makhaya Ntini, but contrived to miss a perfectly straight ball.
If your Dutch Girl is a genuine 1950s Pelham then it should have lead drop hands, toggle feet and a hook for the holder which will fold.