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Noun
To be under the hold or grasp of
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“And by the hand of Zeus, the Kraken was released!”
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The state of being in someone's power, or of having great power over someone
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Workers, especially manual workers, considered collectively
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The protective care or guardianship of someone or something
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The action of possessing and benefiting from something
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A group of people working on a ship, aircraft, etc. other than the officers
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Body part
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Plural for 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.”
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Plural for 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.”
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Plural for help in doing something
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“They could do with a hand, so why not share some of that amazing good fortune that you have had with them?”
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Plural for 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.”
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Plural for a person's handwriting
“In a cursive hand, the writer keeps the pen for the most part on the page, connecting letters together.”
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Plural for 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.”
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Plural for 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.”
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Plural for 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.”
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Plural for 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.”
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Plural for 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.”
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Plural for 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.”
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Plural for one's circumstances, especially when it is out of one's control
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Plural for the fact or condition of being involved with or participating in something
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Plural for the state of being a proprietor
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Plural for printed matter
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Plural for a distribution of playing cards during a game
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Plural for a particular manner or style of doing something
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Plural for person who works a ranch
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Plural for the side of a person's or animal's body between the ribs and the hip
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Plural for the position or interests of one person or group, especially in opposition to others
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Plural for the alleviation of a disease's symptoms without a cure
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Plural for writing utensil
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Plural for a gift given, typically for good luck
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Plural for an appendage of a fish, cetacean or other marine animal
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Plural for texture
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Plural for the voluntary giving of help, typically in the form of money, to those in need
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Plural for a partner or companion, typically in business or at work
Verb
To furnish with, or cause to be present
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“At the end of a long line was Santa Claus, who would hand presents to the children after greeting them.”
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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.”
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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.”
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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.”
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To transfer the possession of something to someone
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