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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hands, custodynoun

    (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, mennoun

    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.

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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

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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. Kacy Sager:

    Might be time for an intervention dear, fIRST OF ALL, it really bums me out to see someone whose career held so much promise just a few years ago, someone I used to have a lot of respect for, have enough free time on her hands to engage in a petty Twitter argument with my brother’s ex.

  2. Remy Cordonnier:

    I think I have 2.5 million pounds in my hands.

  3. John Locke:

    Tis a Mistake to think this Fault [tyranny] is proper only to Monarchies; other Forms of Government are liable to it, as well as that. For where-ever the Power that is put in any hands for the Government of the People, and the Preservation of their Properties, is applied to other ends, and made use of to impoverish, harass, or subdue them to the Arbitrary and Irregular Commands of those that have it: There it presently becomes Tyranny, whether those that thus use it are one or many.

  4. Robert West:

    If you never touched Your Face, Your Face wouldn't matter if you didn't wash your hands. Your hands could be as dirty or as contaminated as you like, the only reason why it's important is because eventually your hands are going to come in contact with a mucus membrane. It's the mucus membranes that are the key...( they) act as the pathway into the body.

  5. Tom Hanks:

    Wear a mask, social distance, wash your hands, that alone means you are contributing to the betterment of your house, your work, your town, your society as a whole and it's such a small thing.

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