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Synonyms for hand
hænd; ˈlɜr nɪd

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term hand.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hand, manus, mitt, paw(noun)

    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 man(noun)

    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, script(noun)

    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. hand(noun)

    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. hand(noun)

    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, deal(noun)

    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. hand(noun)

    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. hand(noun)

    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. hand(noun)

    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. hand(noun)

    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, hand(noun)

    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. hand(noun)

    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. hand(noun)

    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 hand(verb)

    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, give(verb)

    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. hand(verb)

    guide or conduct or usher somewhere

    "hand the elderly lady into the taxi"

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

Wiktionary

  1. hand(noun)

    Synonyms:
    manus, paw

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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 Antonyms

  1. hand

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

    Antonyms:
    employer

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hand(n.)

    Synonyms:
    palm and fingers, PAW

  2. hand(n.)

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

  3. hand(n.)

    Synonyms:
    side (right or left)

  4. hand(n.)

    Synonyms:
    skill, ability, talent, faculty, dexterity

  5. hand(n.)

    Synonyms:
    handiwork, workmanship

  6. hand(n.)

    Synonyms:
    mode of procedure

  7. hand(n.)

    Synonyms:
    agency, intervention, participation

  8. hand(n.)

    Synonyms:
    possession, control, power

  9. hand(n.)

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

  10. hand(n.)

    Synonyms:
    10. index, pointer, indicator

  11. hand(n.)

    Synonyms:
    chirography, handwriting, style of penmanship

  12. hand(v. a.)

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

  13. hand(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    lead, conduct, guide

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    side, hands, part, party, share, lato, main, mano, aside, handheld, lado, portion, arm, proportion, manual, manuals

How to pronounce hand?

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How to use hand in a sentence?

  1. Andrew Lincoln:

    Scott Gimple called me up and said, ‘ William Riggs’re going to hate this one. ’ Scott Gimple’s very good about alerting the cast when there’s going to be a( character) death, i just did n’t speak for a minute. I always thought Carl was going to be the one who led the show forward ; that Rick would hand over his boots and revolver when he walked off into the sunset in Season 28.

  2. Mickey Mehta:

    Let your living be a worship towards this existence. Before your two hands come together for prayers, extend anyone, a hand, to reach out to someone. Your worship then with two hands, should be that of gratitude, to have got the opportunity and the privilege to reach out. Heal-thy, heal-them, heal-thou. Let our blessings be act-ualised, get MickeyMized.

  3. Jonas Umland:

    I found it good that Mark said there was room for improvement. On the other hand, he didn't mention any specific measures Facebook would take, he came across very well, also at times spontaneous.

  4. Mary Rosser:

    You see this a lot with marathon runners or ballet dancers, for example, stress on thebody can alteryour menstrual cycle, particularlywhen itgoes hand-in-hand with weight loss.

  5. Adam Sarhan:

    The overall trend remains higher, but we're reaching a point where we're overbought. Six percent since last Tuesday is such a strong move in such a short period of time, even if bulls have the upper hand in the longer term.


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