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hands

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hands, custody(noun)

    (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child

    "my fate is in your hands"; "too much power in the president's hands"; "your guests are now in my custody"; "the mother was awarded custody of the children"

  2. work force, workforce, manpower, hands, men(noun)

    the force of workers available

Freebase

  1. Hands

    Hands is the third studio album by recording artist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal released in March 1998. This was his first release under the Bumblefoot name.

Editors Contribution

  1. hands

    Plural form of the word hand.

    We human beings have our hands and we are so grateful.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 16, 2015  

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  1. hands

    Song lyrics by hands -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by hands on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'hands' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #477

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'hands' in Written Corpus Frequency: #857

How to pronounce hands?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say hands in sign language?

  1. hands

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hands in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hands in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of hands in a Sentence

  1. Nikki Haley:

    It’s time for us to all stand together and say we will not put up with this action, to sit there and oppose sanctions, or to sit there and go in defiance of a new resolution means you are holding the hands of Kim Jong-un.

  2. Thomas Friedens:

    We squandered months.We knew this was coming fromlate January and only recentlybegan taking it seriously andnow its an all hands on deck.

  3. Jeffrey Grell:

    RICO was designed to address the Godfather - the person who doesn’t get their hands bloody, you would really only use RICO to go after the kingpins or the leaders.

  4. Abby Finkenauer:

    What we have seen specifically from Trump and his administration has been going back on words after hands have been shook, the tariffs affected the beans and the ethanol has affected the corn. We're getting hit at the kneecaps.

  5. Mary Parenteau:

    Often you’re balancing on one foot with both hands full of meters and collecting gear, i practice ‘leave no trace’ sampling, and I care a great deal about minimizing impact at the site.

Images & Illustrations of hands

  1. handshandshandshandshands

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