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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 verdict was the largest award ever handed down in Muscogee County, according to news reports.
After hearing the arguments, the judge handed down a death sentence on two counts to Fakhar, along with a fine of Rs0.5 million.
On July 6, the accountability court had handed down Nawaz 10 years in jail for owning assets beyond known income and one year jail term for not cooperating with the National Accountability Bureau.
Karen's mother, Concepcion, who was in Bulacan for the promulgation of the sentence, said she was also satisfied with the decision handed down by Judge Tamayo.
KaradA3/4ic's lawyer Peter Robinson asked at Wednesday's status conference if judge Meron could give a bit more information about the date of the final verdict, to which the judge replied that he could not, but said there was 'a plan' for it to be handed down in December.
Earlier on Thursday, the top court handed down a guilty verdict to former minister of state for interior Tallal Chaudhry in a contempt of court case which subsequently left him disqualified to contest elections for a period of five years under Article 63 (1) (g) of the Constitution.
Nineteen inmates are now appealing against additional jail sentences handed down by judges in connection with the riot.
Imprisonment sentences of 10.5 to 13.5 years were handed down to seven defendants prosecuted for trying to murder MP Ziadin Sela on 27 April 2017.
In a June 14 order handed down by Metropolitan Trial Court Branch 52 Judge Dorothy Grace Daguna-Inciong, Roberto Olivar was convicted for violating the amended Animal Welfare Act and fined P5,000.
KEVIN Woodburn's rage at the decision by prosecutors not to appeal the sentence handed down to the youth who took his son's life will not pass quickly.
Duterte directed Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II, the state prosecutors, and the Presidential Task Force on Media Security to take steps to ensure that a conviction would be handed down soon, according to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque.
Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday converted into life imprisonment the death sentence being handed down to the accused of bomb blast on American consulate in Karachi over eleven years ago.
Former Australian wellness blogger, app developer and cookbook author, Belle Gibson will face a penalty handed down by a federal court in Australia, Justice Debra Mortimer said Wednesday.
Qatar yesterday expressed "deep concern" over a death sentence handed down by an Egyptian court against Mohamed Mursi and called for his release.