Meaning of HAND in English


noun rate; price.

2. hand ·vi to cooperate.

3. hand ·noun a bundle of tobacco leaves tied together.

4. hand ·noun side; part; direction, either right or left.

5. hand ·noun the quota of cards received from the dealer.

6. hand ·noun that which is, or may be, held in a hand at once.

7. hand ·vt to seize; to lay hands on.

8. hand ·vt to furl;

— said of a sail.

9. hand ·vt to manage; as, i hand my oar.

10. hand ·vt to pledge by the hand; to handfast.

11. hand ·noun power of performance; means of execution; ability; skill; dexterity.

12. hand ·noun an index or pointer on a dial; as, the hour or minute hand of a clock.

13. hand ·vt to give, pass, or transmit with the hand; as, he handed them the letter.

14. hand ·noun that which resembles, or to some extent performs the office of, a human hand.

15. hand ·noun actual performance; deed; act; workmanship; agency; hence, manner of performance.

xvi. hand ·noun handwriting; style of penmanship; as, a good, bad or running hand. hence, a signature.

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

xviii. hand ·noun personal possession; ownership; hence, control; direction; management;

— usually in the plural.

xix. hand ·noun a limb of certain animals, as the foot of a hawk, or any one of the four extremities of a monkey.

xx. hand ·noun a measure equal to a hand's breadth, — four inches; a palm. chiefly used in measuring the height of horses.

xxi. hand ·vt to lead, guide, or assist with the hand; to conduct; as, to hand a lady into a carriage.

xxii. hand ·noun that part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in man and monkeys, and the corresponding part in many other animals; manus; paw. ·see manus.

xxiii. hand ·add. ·noun a gambling game played by american indians, consisting of guessing the whereabouts of bits of ivory or the like, which are passed rapidly from hand to hand.

xxiv. hand ·noun an agent; a servant, or laborer; a workman, trained or competent for special service or duty; a performer more or less skillful; as, a deck hand; a farm hand; an old hand at speaking.

xxv. hand ·noun agency in transmission from one person to another; as, to buy at first hand, that is, from the producer, or when new; at second hand, that is, when no longer in the producer's hand, or when not new.

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