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Definition of HAND
Pronunciation : HAND

noun : HAND

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt" ;

  • 4. (

    ) ability; "he wanted to try his hand at singing" ;

  • 5. (

    ) a position given by its location to the side of an object; "objections were voiced on every hand" ;

  • 6. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 7. (

    ) one of two sides of an issue; "on the one hand..., but on the other hand..." ;

  • 8. (

    ) a rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece; "the big hand counts the minutes" ;

  • 9. (

    ) a unit of length equal to 4 inches; used in measuring horses; "the horse stood 20 hands" ;

  • 10. (

    ) a member of the crew of a ship; "all hands on deck" ;

  • 12. (

    ) a round of applause to signify approval; "give the little lady a great big hand" ;

  • 13. (

    ) 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 ;

verb : HAND

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) guide or conduct or usher somewhere; "hand the elderly lady into the taxi" ;


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