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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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The same court upheld the 30-year prison sentence handed down to Mohamed El Yousfi, Redouane Khalidi, Abdessamad Bennouh, Abdellah Remache, Jamal El Bay, Hossein Brighach and Abdellatif Bekhti.
In its statement, ANHRI condemns what it called the "deterioration" in journalism and the "heavy imprisonment sentences and fines handed down to journalists in libel cases.
The West Indies' hierarchy was upset about the severity of the punishment handed down to Benn, questioning why their player was slapped with a ban when the two Australians escaped with just a fine.
The court also handed down last Saturday death sentences to two subversive elements and sentenced ten others to eight to twelve years in prison after they were found guilty of subversion.
CAIRO, EGYPT * Egyptian courts have handed down an unprecedented number of death sentences this year--230 in the last six months, 50 in one week alone--most of them for violent crime.
Geng Jinping and Zhang Yujun began their second trial Thursday in the northern province of Hebei following their appeal against the death sentence verdict handed down by a judge in January.
AFTER reading about the three-year prison sentence handed down to lorry driver Paulo da Silva, after he killed a family of six, has left me furious.
Speaking after the guilty verdict was handed down and ahead of the sentencing, Mrs Singh's sister Christine Stringer said: "I just felt numb when I heard it.
Summary: Morocco on Tuesday summoned its ambassador to Italy following the arrest of Yahya Yahya, a member of the House of Advisors, in the Italian capital and the hasty verdict handed down against him.
A SUDANESE family living in Cardiff are appealing for the return of stolen jewellery handed down through their family for generations.
THIS Buddha was handed down tomy husband's late father, handed down to him by his father.
My preference is that on the judicial side of the division of powers under the Constitution, that there would be effective mechanisms to ensure that consistent sentencing was handed down.
Since he handed down his opinion a year ago, binding only in the Middle District of Pennsylvania, not a single school board in the nation has succeeded in adopting intelligent design for its biology curriculum.
AT first glance, the sentence Judge Michael Johnson handed down to George Russell Weller, the old man ran who down dozens of people at a Santa Monica farmers market in 2003, seems way too light.