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〔 hænd 〕


〔 hænd 〕

Overview of noun hand

The noun hand has 14 senses

  • hand, manus, mitt, paw -- (the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt")

  • hired hand, hand, hired man -- (a hired laborer on a farm or ranch; "the hired hand fixed the railing"; "a ranch hand")

  • handwriting, hand, script -- (something written by hand; "she recognized his handwriting"; "his hand was illegible")

  • hand -- (ability; "he wanted to try his hand at singing")

  • hand -- (a position given by its location to the side of an object; "objections were voiced on every hand")

  • hand, deal -- (the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time; "I didn't hold a good hand all evening"; "he kept trying to see my hand")

  • hand -- (one of two sides of an issue; "on the one hand..., but on the other hand...")

  • hand -- (a rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece; "the big hand counts the minutes")

  • hand -- (a unit of length equal to 4 inches; used in measuring horses; "the horse stood 20 hands")

  • hand -- (a member of the crew of a ship; "all hands on deck")

  • bridge player, hand -- (a card player in a game of bridge; "we need a 4th hand for bridge")

  • hand -- (a round of applause to signify approval; "give the little lady a great big hand")

  • hand -- (terminal part of the forelimb in certain vertebrates (e.g. apes or kangaroos); "the kangaroo's forearms seem undeveloped but the powerful five-fingered hands are skilled at feinting and clouting"- Springfield (Mass.) Union)

  • hand, helping hand -- (physical assistance; "give me a hand with the chores")

Overview of verb hand

The verb hand has 2 senses

  • pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give -- (place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers")

  • hand -- (guide or conduct or usher somewhere; "hand the elderly lady into the taxi")