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Princeton's WordNet

  1. on the other hand, then again, but then(adverb)

    (contrastive) from another point of view

    "on the other hand, she is too ambitious for her own good"; "then again, she might not go"


  1. on the other hand(Adverb)

    From another point of view


  1. On The Other Hand

    On the Other Hand is the fifth album from Michel Camilo. It was released in 1990 under the Epic Records label.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of on the other hand in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robin Green:

    You've got your phenomenon on one hand. Concrete and knowable. On the other hand you've got the incomprehensible. You call it God, but to me, God or no, it remains just that, the unknowable.

  2. David K. Shipler:

    Watching foreign affairs is sometimes like watching a magician the eye is drawn to the hand performing the dramatic flourishes, leaving the other hand-the one doing the important job-unnoticed.

  3. Federica Guidi:

    It's useful infrastructure, but maybe it's no longer in the list of priorities, Even if on the one hand it helps diversify transit (of gas), on the other hand there is a problem with the supplier.

  4. Del Estal:

    His daily life is hard. ... Everybody around him was working and having a family, and he cannot have this, so on one hand, it's (a) hard situation, and on the other hand, it's easier than the other boy I met.

  5. Gerry Rice:

    A quick agreement that is prudent and acceptable to all would of course be optimal, but on the other hand, and I want to emphasize the other hand, that rushing to a bad outcome or a negative outcome would not be in anyone's interest.

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