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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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This year, the Iranian parliament has mandated the government to cut payments to Iran's more affluent classes who currently receive the cash hand-outs once again.
Another objective was to create an obligation for those seeking cash aid to re-register if they wished to continue receiving the cash hand-outs.
Food prices generally rise during Ramadan and hand-outs from the wealthy are a major source of relief for the poor.
This resource provides 306 reproducible hand-outs for teaching number theory and operation, measurement, geometry, algebra, trigonometry, calculus, word problems, graphs, database tables, probability, and math history.
Gammon says there is a whole range of activities, including staking, providing fuel caches, accommodations, expediting groceries and environmental monitoring of mining camps that First Nations could benefit from "without having to take hand-outs or grants.
If writer's block has taken hold, or if a student needs suggestions, weekly hand-outs - on everything from topic ideas to the elements of writing - are given to the students.
Participants call in or log on to the Virtual Seminar and follow along with hand-outs and ask questions and interact with the instructor.
Protracted exposure to ACSH "studies" and Guest Choice Network's slick hand-outs is sure to cause confusion in the casual consumer.
Yet the absence of organized protest in the fifteenth century poses the question of whether this resulted from increased prosperity due to population decline, the growth of a more powerful and oppressive state, or the success of the government's provision of Jewish pawnbrokers, charitable hand-outs, and circuses.
Tom Turner teaches at Greenwich University, and one imagines from their tone and content that many of these 20 miscellaneous essays began as seminar scripts or studio hand-outs.
Kearney's Global Professional Development program will provide centralized access to classroom courses, Web seminars, training and other learning activities and information, including pre-work, presentations, hand-outs, recorded Web seminars and links to external resources.
French agriculture is a criminal farce, solely surviving on hand-outs.
RMT acting general secretary Mick Cash said: "RMT does not buy for a moment the case for handing out savage cuts to Heathrow Express when Heathrow is generating hand-outs to shareholders of over PS600million.
The Bale family have always refused hand-outs - but the Welsh international has paid off the mortgage on their threebed semi.
We do not need hand-outs but realise that many less fortunate people do.