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Meaning of hands by Wiktionary Dictionary



    hands pl .

    1. plural form of hand

Explanation of hands by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. guardianship over

    2. my fate is in your hands
      too much power in the president's hands
    3. the force of workers available

    Definition of hands by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. hands n.
      1. a person's power or discretionary action; as, “my fate is in your hands”.

      Syn. -- custody.

      2. The force of workers available; as, “all hands on deck”.

      Syn. -- work force, manpower, men.

      A dictionary containing a natural history requires too many hands, as well as too much time, ever to be hoped for. Locke.