A lot of thesaurus - A little bit dictionary


Overview of noun hands
1. hands, custody -- ((with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child; "my fate is in your hands"; "too much power in the president's hands"; "your guests are now in my custody"; "the mother was awarded custody of the children")

2. work force, workforce, manpower, hands, men -- (the force of workers available)

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

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

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

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

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

6. 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")

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

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

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

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

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

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

13. 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)

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

Overview of verb hand
1. 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")

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

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