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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. Greg Gianforte:

    This is standard rhetoric from the left, let me be really clear. Public lands need to stay in public hands. Period.

  2. Harper Lee:

    I never expected any sort of success with 'Mockingbird,' i didn't expect the book to sell in the first place. I was hoping for a quick and merciful death at the hands of reviewers, but at the same time I sort of hoped that maybe someone would like it enough to give me encouragement. Public encouragement. I hoped for a little, as I said, but I got rather a whole lot, and in some ways this was just about as frightening as the quick, merciful death I'd expected.

  3. Darren Soto:

    We have seen young students dying at the hands of President Nicolas Maduro’s brutal, thuggish, corrupt regime, basic human rights and democracy must be restored in Venezuela.

  4. Erin Weir:

    A mad person with a gun on their hands is much more likely to do damage than one without one. But I understand we need to be able to own guns to protect ourselves, something needs to be done.

  5. Max Baucus:

    I think it will basically be a meet and greet and grin and shake hands, and each leader can congratulate themselves. But that's not all bad, it's good that the two will meet, and my hope is that would set the stage for more realistic, more direct, specific conversations later on.

Images & Illustrations of hands

  1. handshandshandshandshands

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