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hand

hand

 
 
pronunciation:
haend
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
by hand, hand out, hand over
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the part at the end of the arm that has fingers.
She's holding a kitten in her hands.
 
similar words:
fist
definition 2: a person who does physical work for pay.
The farmer hired several hands for the harvest.
similar words:
help, servant
definition 3: a small device that moves around the front of a clock and points to the numbers.
The children are learning about the minute hand and hour hand now.
similar words:
dial
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: handed, handing, hands
definition: to give or pass to someone with the hand.
Please hand me an apple.
synonyms:
give, pass
similar words:
deliver, present
phrase: by hand
phrase: hand out
phrase: hand over
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