What does on hand mean?

Definitions for on hand

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. on hand(p)(adj)

    readily available

    "there will be a wealth of information on hand from the lawyers"


  1. on hand(Adverb)

    Available; ready; in stock.

  2. Origin: From *, from onhende, equivalent to . Cognate with áhendur. Compare offhand.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. on hand

    The quantity of an item that is physically available in a storage location and contained in the accountable property book records of an issuing activity.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of on hand in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of on hand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. W.R. Wallace:

    The hand that rocks the cradleIs the hand that rules the world.

  2. Khalid AbuLeif:

    We know we are in a race with time. Climate change and economic diversification for us is hand in hand.

  3. Harry S Truman:

    It's not the hand that signs the laws that holds the destiny of America. It's the hand that casts the ballot.

  4. Anett Haskia:

    On one hand they want to be soldiers or to do national service, and on the other hand they are scared of hostile attacks, not only from their families but from society.

  5. Vince Lombardi:

    The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • HandGerman
  • saatavilla, käsillä, käytettävissäFinnish
  • 手元Japanese
  • em mãosPortuguese
  • наличие, налицо, рука, распоряжениеRussian
  • при руци, pri ruci, na raspolaganju, на располагању, raspoloživo, расположивоSerbo-Croatian
  • till hands, tillgänglig, tillhandaSwedish

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