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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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HANDS AROUND THE WORLD is a fiscal sponsorship program of Intersection for the Arts that strives to provide an avenue for children to creatively express their desire for racial and cultural tolerance from as many countries as possible.
But how do business people get their hands around it ALL?
He put both his hands around my throat and neck and I was aware of colleagues screaming and shouting around me.
As far as I am aware I did not put my hands around her neck," she said.
Then he put both his hands around her neck, pressing so hard that her eyes bled, and she blacked out, Teesside Crown Court was told.
He bolted over and threw his hands around Fergie's neck and pretended to throttle him.
Wouldn't you love to get your hands around the throats of these stupid, brain-dead, pathetic, no-marks and find out which tree they got the sawdust from to make up their so-called brain.
Charlie Green, from Droitwich, has set his sights on the Christmas number one spot after recording his new song Hands Around The World in aid of his pal, Murray Edwards.
Let me say this, in the case of the Liverpool atrocity, if it is a hoodie responsible, I would hug him with two hands around his neck.
And he may be wrapping his hands around that Emmy on Aug.
I moved my hands around her head and body, putting energy into her.
Next, cup your hands around your eyes to cast a shadow over them.
Look through the large opening in your tube, cupping your hands around the opening to keep as much light out as possible.
Dirge is them at their most trancy while Hands Around My Throat is an excitingly nasty piece of electropunk.
When the board tried to gain time to get its hands around the issues, doctors perceived the board as uninformed by the CEO.