What is another word for hand?

Synonyms for hand
hænd; ˈlɜr nɪdhand

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. handnoun

    Synonyms:
    paw, manus

English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. hand

    Synonyms:
    bring, carry, convey, get, give, hold, keep, receive, retain

    Antonyms:
    cast, dart, delegate, depute, despatch, discharge, dismiss, drive, emit, fling, forward, hurl, impel, lance, launch, project, propel, send, sling, throw, transmit

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hand

    Synonyms:
    laborer, workman, operative, artisan, agency, influence, index

    Antonyms:
    employer

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. hand, manus, mitt, pawnoun

    the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb

    "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt"

    Synonyms:
    handwriting, glove, deal, baseball glove, hired hand, paw, baseball mitt, script, helping hand, hired man, bridge player, mitt, manus

  2. hired hand, hand, hired mannoun

    a hired laborer on a farm or ranch

    "the hired hand fixed the railing"; "a ranch hand"

    Synonyms:
    handwriting, deal, hired hand, paw, script, helping hand, hired man, bridge player, mitt, manus

  3. handwriting, hand, scriptnoun

    something written by hand

    "she recognized his handwriting"; "his hand was illegible"

    Synonyms:
    handwriting, deal, hired hand, paw, book, script, helping hand, hired man, bridge player, mitt, manus, playscript

  4. handnoun

    ability

    "he wanted to try his hand at singing"

    Synonyms:
    handwriting, deal, hired hand, paw, script, helping hand, hired man, bridge player, mitt, manus

  5. handnoun

    a position given by its location to the side of an object

    "objections were voiced on every hand"

    Synonyms:
    handwriting, deal, hired hand, paw, script, helping hand, hired man, bridge player, mitt, manus

  6. hand, dealnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    mitt, peck, mint, plenty, lot, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, softwood, bargain, paw, pile, muckle, business deal, good deal, stack, mountain, sight, handwriting, deal, trade, bridge player, helping hand, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, heap, mess, mass, hired hand, spate, tidy sum, hired man, script, great deal, manus, pot

  7. handnoun

    one of two sides of an issue

    "on the one hand..., but on the other hand..."

    Synonyms:
    handwriting, deal, hired hand, paw, script, helping hand, hired man, bridge player, mitt, manus

  8. handnoun

    a rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece

    "the big hand counts the minutes"

    Synonyms:
    handwriting, deal, hired hand, paw, script, helping hand, hired man, bridge player, mitt, manus

  9. handnoun

    a unit of length equal to 4 inches; used in measuring horses

    "the horse stood 20 hands"

    Synonyms:
    handwriting, deal, hired hand, paw, script, helping hand, hired man, bridge player, mitt, manus

  10. handnoun

    a member of the crew of a ship

    "all hands on deck"

    Synonyms:
    handwriting, deal, hired hand, paw, script, helping hand, hired man, bridge player, mitt, manus

  11. bridge player, handnoun

    a card player in a game of bridge

    "we need a 4th hand for bridge"

    Synonyms:
    handwriting, deal, hired hand, paw, script, helping hand, hired man, bridge player, mitt, manus

  12. handnoun

    a round of applause to signify approval

    "give the little lady a great big hand"

    Synonyms:
    handwriting, deal, hired hand, paw, script, helping hand, hired man, bridge player, mitt, manus

  13. handnoun

    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

    Synonyms:
    handwriting, deal, hired hand, paw, script, helping hand, hired man, bridge player, mitt, manus

  14. hand, helping handverb

    physical assistance

    "give me a hand with the chores"

    Synonyms:
    handwriting, deal, hired hand, paw, script, helping hand, hired man, bridge player, mitt, manus

  15. pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, giveverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    run, progress, perish, hit, give way, elapse, dig, feed, go past, make pass, lead, top, roll, put across, go by, flip over, draw, evanesce, bowl over, moot, afford, collapse, occur, die, dedicate, debate, impart, turn over, go, contact, spend, ease up, slide by, get to, hold, fade, gift, render, consider, legislate, happen, egest, tip over, authorise, exceed, fleet, pass away, slip away, drop dead, overstep, relegate, move over, knock over, delve, transcend, gain, make it, authorize, founder, strive, devote, grant, establish, extend to, move on, devolve, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, yield, contribute, get through, accomplish, give, fall out, attain, hap, slip by, march on, go on, tump over, sink, eliminate, croak, lapse, present, cave in, pass off, make, fall in, give-up the ghost, strain, return, blow over, apply, take place, generate, get hold of, expire, overhaul, pass around, chip in, throw, advance, go through, reach, open, communicate, submit, come about, choke, break, pop off, go across, cut into, overtake, travel by, arrive at, glide by, turn, deliberate, extend, circulate, reach out, distribute, decease, have, fall, pass, pass by, clear, exit, conk, excrete, buy the farm, pass along, achieve, upset, progress to, snuff it, touch, go along, surpass, guide, flip, overturn, leave, pay, consecrate, commit, sacrifice, kick in, pass on

  16. handverb

    guide or conduct or usher somewhere

    "hand the elderly lady into the taxi"

    Synonyms:
    reach, pass, give, pass on, turn over

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. handnoun

    Synonyms:
    palm and fingers, PAW

  2. handnoun

    Synonyms:
    palm, four inches (in estimating the height of a horse), hand-breadth

  3. handnoun

    Synonyms:
    side (right or left)

  4. handnoun

    Synonyms:
    skill, ability, talent, faculty, dexterity

  5. handnoun

    Synonyms:
    handiwork, workmanship

  6. handnoun

    Synonyms:
    mode of procedure

  7. handnoun

    Synonyms:
    agency, intervention, participation

  8. handnoun

    Synonyms:
    possession, control, power

  9. handnoun

    Synonyms:
    laborer, workman, operative, EMPLOYÉ, artisan, artificer, craftsman

  10. handnoun

    Synonyms:
    10. index, pointer, indicator

  11. handnoun

    Synonyms:
    chirography, handwriting, style of penmanship

  12. handverb

    Synonyms:
    give (with the hand), transmit, present, pass by hand

  13. handverb

    Synonyms:
    lead, conduct, guide

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How to use hand in a sentence?

  1. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi:

    For me to prejudge and say there's nothing there or on the other hand, he should be impeached yesterday, that's wrong, in my view. That's wrong.

  2. Andrew Hammond:

    As a black student who has witnessed racist incidents first-hand around Manhattan this hurts the credibility of students who actually want to step out and say something about it, i ’m not sure what type of human being does this kind of thing as a prank.

  3. Henry Kaya:

    He raised his hand to punch my horse but I pulled my horse back so he could barely touch my horse.

  4. General Vincent Brooks:

    I literally had leaders from other militaries grabbing me by the hand and pulling me to the Burmese general who was there; the region really wants the United States to engage Burma and help them to move forward, now we have to move at the pace we are allowed to.

  5. Margaret Kudzma:

    My desperation to find him led to an unimaginable journey. I met dozens of people, who out of the goodness of their hearts, spend countless hours rescuing and caring for stray and feral cats, they helped me hand out flyers, hang posters, and search neighbors‘ yards. We set up feeding stations and night vision cameras in areas where sightings were reported.


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