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Noun
The end part of a person's arm beyond the wrist, including the palm, fingers, and thumb
“He opened his eyes, looking up to see the woman's hand holding a damp cloth to his face.”
Noun
A person who engages in manual labor
“He worked as a hand in the fields, but he was knowledgeable enough that he was eventually given a position of greater responsibility.”
Noun
Help in doing something
“They could do with a hand, so why not share some of that amazing good fortune that you have had with them?”
Noun
Participation in doing something
“Too many people, with or without their knowledge, have had a hand in this book that I could individually name them and adequately thank them.”
Noun
A person's handwriting
“In a cursive hand, the writer keeps the pen for the most part on the page, connecting letters together.”
Noun
A round of applause
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“What scares me is that many of those who voted for her in the past now think she's insane, and yet she gets a big hand abroad.”
Noun
A pointer on a clock or watch indicating the passing of units of time
“Rotating his body like the hand of a clock, he shuffled around the lamb, examining it from every angle.”
Noun
The power, command or control to direct or order something
“And by the hand of Zeus, the Kraken was released!”
Noun
The state of having, owning, or controlling something
“I will compare it with other offers I have in hand before deciding.”
Noun
A particular aspect in which something or someone appears or may be regarded
“On the one hand, he was trying to be neat and proper, and on the other hand, he was sleeping in his clothes.”
Noun
A person who is highly skilled or knowledgeable in their field
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“They were not really very good cakes because she was never much of a hand at baking, but she made up for it with the icing.”
Noun
A part or region near the edge and away from the middle of something
“On either hand of the road we have the forest of lofty trees, their bases matted together by the Canes.”
Noun
A person's name written on a document to signify approval or comprehension
“Given under my hand and the seal of the court, on 19th November, 2003.”
Noun
Someone who is employed in a regular job
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Noun
One's circumstances, especially when it is out of one's control
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The fact or condition of being involved with or participating in something
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A mariner or sailor, one who mans a ship
Noun
The state of being a proprietor
Noun
Printed matter
Noun
A distribution of playing cards during a game
Noun
A particular manner or style of doing something
Noun
Arm
Noun
Person who works a ranch
Noun
The position or interests of one person or group, especially in opposition to others
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The alleviation of a disease's symptoms without a cure
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Writing utensil
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A gift given, typically for good luck
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Something made, achieved or produced through effort
Noun
Texture
Noun
Animate being's appendage
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The voluntary giving of help, typically in the form of money, to those in need
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A partner or companion, typically in business or at work
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Noun
An animal organ such as an antenna or palp that is used for testing things by touch or for searching for food
Verb
To pass or give by the hand or hands
“I was just about to bend over and pick it up when who should hand it to me but John himself.”
Verb
To dispense or distribute items or a resource
“At the end of a long line was Santa Claus, who would hand presents to the children after greeting them.”
Verb
To entrust someone or something to (another)
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“Nor do I intend to hand the will over to the court until the last possible moment.”
Verb
To hold the hand of (someone) in order to guide them in a specified direction
“He saw the gentleman hand the lady into the postchaise.”
Adjective
Operated or done by human labour rather than automatic or computer-aided means
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