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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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Det Con Nigel Powell said in evidence at Stafford Crown Court yesterday that during questioning he asked Gary Walker: 'Did you put your hand round her throat?
For Swiss-born Alex, who once worked as a steward for Swissair, this was a chance to enjoy a holiday on the receiving end rather than having to point at the emergency exits and hand round the duty frees.
So he went cap in hand round his family raising pounds 20,000 to start the Bejam frozen food outlets.
Slightly sparkling with sherbety strawberry fruit, this is a refreshing medium-dry Australian rose ideal to hand round at an outdoor gathering, as it should suit everyone.
What I need are song sheets to hand round as I think the old brains will have dimmed and forgotten the words.
And when the victim queried Singh's refusal to serve him, he grabbed hold of the boy, put his hand round his neck squeezing his windpipe, banged his head against a door, pushed him backwards and kicked him in the back, the court was told.
Blaze were in control but then Mathias Soderstrom lost marker Tony Hand round the net and the Stars player-coach set up Johan Boman.
Teacher Kirsty Robertson, 25, said: "He had his hand round his neck.