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How to Pronounce hand?

Correct pronunciation for the word "hand" is [hˈand], [hˈand], [h_ˈa_n_d].

Definition of hand

  1. The extremity of the human arm, consisting of the palm and fingers; a measure of four inches; side part, right or left; performance; workmanship; power of performance; skill; manner of acting or performance; agency; possession; power; the cards held at a game; an index, or that which performs the office of the hand or of a finger in pointing; a man employed in a workshop or on board ship; style of penmanship.
  2. To give with the hand; to lead; to conduct; to furl, as a sail. To hand down, to transmit in succession. At hand, near; not distant. In hand, present payment; in a state of execution. On hand, in present possession; under one's care or management. Off hand, without delay or difficulty; dexterously; without previous preparation. Out of hand, ready payment, with regard to the payer; at once; directly. To his hand, to my hand, &c., in readiness; already prepared. Under his hand, under her hand, &c., with the proper writing or signature of the name. Hand over head, negligently; rashly. Hand over hand, by passing the bands alternately one before or above another. Hand to hand, in close fight, in close union. Hand in hand, in union; conjointly. From hand to mouth, without provision beforehand. To join hand in hand, to unite efforts and act in concert. To live from hand to mouth, to obtain food and other necessaries as want requires. To bear in hand, to keep in expectation. To bear a hand, to hasten. To lend a hand, to give assistance. To be hand in glove, to be intimate and familiar. To set the hand to, or to take in hand, to undertake. To take one in hand, to lay hold of or deal with. To have a hand in, to be concerned in. Clean hands, a blameless life.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Hand?

  • The personal forms of the verb "hand" in the present tense are:

  • 1st person singular: I hand

  • 2nd person singular: You hand

  • 3rd person singular: He/she/it hands

  • 1st person plural: We hand

  • 2nd person plural: You hand

  • 3rd person plural: They hand
  • What is the past tense of Hand?

  • The personal forms of the verb "hand" in the past tense are as follows:

  • 1. I handed.

  • 2. You handed.

  • 3. He/She/It handed.

  • 4. We handed.

  • 5. You handed.

  • 6. They handed.
  • What is the adverb for hand?

    The adverb for the word "hand" is "handily".

    What is the adjective for hand?

    The adjective form of the word "hand" is "manual".

    Usage over time for hand:

    This graph shows how "hand" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of hand?

    The plural form of the word "hand" is "hands"

    What is the singular form of hand?

    The singular form of the word "hand" is "hand".

    Synonyms for Hand:


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