Character 4
Hyphenation hand
Pronunciations /hænd/

Definitions and meanings of "Hand"

What do we mean by hand?

The terminal part of the human arm located below the forearm, used for grasping and holding and consisting of the wrist, palm, four fingers, and an opposable thumb. noun

A homologous or similar part in other animals, as the terminal part of the forelimb in certain vertebrates. noun

A unit of length equal to 4 inches (10.2 centimeters), used especially to specify the height of a horse. noun

Something suggesting the shape or function of the human hand, especially. noun

Any of the rotating pointers used as indexes on the face of a mechanical clock. noun

A pointer, as on a gauge or dial. noun

Lateral direction indicated according to the way in which one is facing. noun

A style or individual sample of writing. noun

A signature. noun

A round of applause to signify approval. noun

Physical assistance; help. noun

A hand ball in soccer. noun

The cards held in a card game by a given player at any time. noun

The number of cards dealt each player; the deal. noun

A player or participant in a card game. noun

A portion or section of a game during which all the cards dealt out are played. noun

The part of the forelimb below the forearm or wrist in a human, and the corresponding part in many other animals.

That which resembles, or to some extent performs the office of, a human hand.

In linear measurement:

A side; part, camp; direction, either right or left.

Power of performance; means of execution; ability; skill; dexterity.

An agent; a servant, or manual laborer, especially in compounds; a workman, trained or competent for special service or duty; a performer more or less skillful.

An instance of helping.

Handwriting; style of penmanship.

A person's autograph or signature.

Personal possession; ownership.

(usually in the plural, hands) Management, domain, control.

That which is, or may be, held in a hand at once.


A Native American gambling game, involving guessing the whereabouts of bits of ivory or similar, which are passed rapidly from hand to hand.

The small part of a gunstock near the lock, which is grasped by the hand in taking aim.

A whole rhizome of ginger.

The feel of a fabric; the impression or quality of the fabric as judged qualitatively by the sense of touch.

Actual performance; deed; act; workmanship; agency; hence, manner of performance.

Agency in transmission from one person to another.

Rate; price.

An alternative to having a girlfriend Urban Dictionary

Control in a relationship Urban Dictionary

A substitute for sex used in masturbation Urban Dictionary

1. Object of masturbation. 2. Object of mooseterbation. 3. Something that performs tasks. Urban Dictionary

A term used in graffiti referring to a quick tag that does not involve bubble letters or anything complicated. Urban Dictionary

Used for slapping unobedient children after all else fails use the hand sold for $2.99 Urban Dictionary

A guy's hand is his first sex partner. Urban Dictionary

A word said when someone says something really stupid in which it basically means "give me your hand so i can slap it, because you said something so fucking retarded or dumb its not funny." Urban Dictionary

The second best friend a penis will ever have. For the first, see the defenition: vagina. Urban Dictionary

A bludgeoning implement Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Hand

The word "hand" in example sentences

On the one hand, there\'s Obama\'s \ "open hand\" approach that rewards the unclenched fist with a handshake. ❋ Unknown (2009)

“Raise your hand if you thought that Tigh and Adama were going to kiss each other when they were hugging over the death of Liam.” *raises hand* That had me hysterically laughing in my hotel room. ❋ Unknown (2009)

So I introduced myself and shook his hand * sniffs hand* and he actually repeated my name * sigh* and I thought I really was going to faint! ❋ Dailycomic (2008)

Which is, I think, appropriate to think about here in this town — because here, the highest hopes of mankind work hand ­in ­hand with the deepest cynicism of man. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Her head and throat and stomach and her hand, her hand, _her hand_ hurt. ❋ Unknown (2004)

The man is to receive the ring from the priest with the three principal fingers of the right hand; and then, holding the _right hand_ of the bride with his own left hand, he shall say, "With this ring," &c. ❋ Various (N/A)

Thus: -- sē miscet virīs, _he mingles with the men_; contendis Homērō, _you contend with Homer_; dextrae dextram jungere, _to clasp hand with hand_. ❋ Charles E. Bennett (N/A)

I can say that I've never had a moment's uneasiness by (_beating her knee with her hand, stick in left hand_) telling the truth. ❋ Unknown (1919)

If, on the other hand -- pshaw! there _is no other hand_ in such a case. ❋ Vernon Lee (1895)

-- Comp.nom. sg. sīo swīðre hand (_the right hand_), ❋ Robert Sharp (1879)

-- Comp.nom. sg. sió swîðre hand (_the right hand_), 2099; ❋ Robert Sharp (1879)

Inventing -- whether steam-engine or improved dust-pan -- that he took on himself to do a little exemplary 'hand work'; got out on that cold St. Alban's road to stuff a fowl with snow and so keep it fresh, and got into his bed and died of the cold in his hands ( 'strenuous _hand_ work' --) before the snow had time to melt. ❋ Robert Browning (1850)

Gentlemen having a leg and spur on each side of the horse to urge and to guide him, should ride without any whip at all if the horse has been subjected to the leg, so as to have the right hand as free for the reins as the left: there should be no such thing as “_a bridle hand_.” ❋ George Greenwood (1837)

He, with his own hand, reduced several of the enemy that day to his mercy, whom he delivered to the first gentleman he met, either to kill or to receive them to quarter, _referring that part to another hand_. ❋ Delia Bacon (1835)

Now, if you should happen, or anybody you know, to want a _hand_, here is a young man of solid but not brilliant genius, who would turn his hand to the making out dockets, penning a manifesto, or scoring a tally, not the worse (I hope) for knowing Latin and Greek, and having in youth conversed with the philosophers. ❋ Mary Lamb (1805)

Nature, the civil compact is, in conscience, dissolved, and all the rights of nature return; that, in civil society, the _rights and the duties go hand in hand_, and that, when the former are taken away, the latter cease to exist. ❋ William Cobbett (1799)

III. ii.45 (207,5) [Go, write it in a martial hand; be curst and brief] _Martial hand_, seems to be a careless scrawl, such as shewed the writer to neglect ceremony. ❋ Samuel Johnson (1746)

I. iv.51 (26,6) [Bore many gentlemen, myself being one, In hand, and hope of action] _To bear in hand_ is a common phrase for _to keep in expectation and dependance_, but we should read, ❋ Samuel Johnson (1746)

_I go forward_, _but He is not there_; _and backward_, _but I cannot perceive Him_: _on the left hand where He doth work_, _but I cannot behold Him_: _He hideth Himself on the right hand_, _that I cannot see Him_, _Oh that I knew where I might find Him_! ❋ Joseph Butler (1722)

Raise your hand if you ever thought this particular instance was anything but driver error. usbseawolf2000 8: 42PM (3/23/2010) * raises hand* ❋ Eric Loveday (2010)

"I just got [rejected] again, [oh well], [guess] it's just me and my hand again" ❋ .. (2003)

[Ramone] has hand in his relationship. [That bitch] does whatever [he says]. ❋ Fancypants (2003)

[gettin] with my hand [tonite] ❋ Handnhand (2004)

[Dont] [use your head] [for it], I'll use my hand! ❋ Werther (2002)

Dude, [did you] see his hand [on the side] of the [school]? ❋ Ian-- (2005)

the kid [spit on] [my shoe] so i gave him a [hand in the face] ❋ Romanian (2005)

When I was a young [teenager], my hand was [my favorite] [sex partner]! ❋ Eda-skip (2021)

Person 1: Son [I got you] [covered] like an [eclipse]. Person 2: HAND! ❋ Jmac09 (2007)

I gots [not bitch] just me [an'] muh ma f*ckin hand. [w0rd]! ❋ SamRoe (2008)

[My friend] [gave] me a [beatdown] with his hand. ❋ I Swear To God I'm Not Drunk (2005)

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