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hand



hand
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Définitions

anglais > français
hand
     1. n. (Anatomie) Main.
     2. n. (Horlogerie) Aiguille.
     3. n. (Poker) Main.
     4. n. Coup de main.
           I need a hand, could you please help me?
           J'ai besoin d'un coup de main, pourrais-tu m'aider s'il te plaît ?
     5. v. Donner, passer (de main à main, ou parfois au sens figuré).
           Hand me the salt, please.
           This is a stick-up. Hand over the money now!
           C'est un braquage. Donnez l'argent maintenant !
           She handed responsibility over to her deputy.
     6. v. Mener, guider (par la main).
           To hand a child across the street.
     7. v. (Marine) Ferler.
anglais > anglais
hand
     1. n. The part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in a human, and the corresponding part in many other animals.
           Her hands are really strong.
     2. n. That which resembles, or to some extent performs the office of, a human hand.:
     3. n.          A limb of certain animals, such as the foot of a hawk, or any one of the four extremities of a monkey.
     4. n.          An index or pointer on a dial; such as the hour and minute hands on the face of an analog clock, which are used to indicate the time of day.
     5. n. In linear measurement::
     6. n.          (chiefly in measuring the height of horses) Four inches, a hand's breadth.
     7. n.          (obsolete) Three inches.
     8. n. A side; part, camp; direction, either right or left.
     9. n. Power of performance; means of execution; ability; skill; dexterity.
     10. n. An agent; a servant, or manual laborer, especially in compounds; a workman, trained or competent for special service or duty; a performer more or less skillful.
           an old hand at speaking;  large farms need many farm hands
     11. n. An instance of helping.
           Bob gave Alice a hand to move the furniture.
     12. n. Handwriting; style of penmanship.
           a good hand
     13. n. A person's autograph or signature.
           Given under my Hand and Seal of the State this 1st Day of January, 2010.
     14. n. Personal possession; ownership.
     15. n. (usually in the hands) Management, domain, control.
           in safe hands;  in good hands;  He lost his job when the factory changed hands.  With the business back in the founder's hands, there is new hope for the company.  With John
     16. n. That which is, or may be, held in a hand at once.:
     17. n.          (card games) The set of cards held by a player.
     18. n.         # A round of a card game.
     19. n.          (tobacco manufacturing) A bundle of tobacco leaves tied together.
     20. n.          (collective) The collective noun for a bunch of bananas.
     21. n. Applause.
           Give him a hand.
     22. n. (historical) A Native American gambling game, involving guessing the whereabouts of bits of ivory or similar, which are passed rapidly from hand to hand.
     23. n. (firearms) The small part of a gunstock near the lock, which is grasped by the hand in taking aim.
     24. n. A whole rhizome of ginger.
     25. n. The feel of a fabric; the impression or quality of the fabric as judged qualitatively by the sense of touch.
           This fabric has a smooth, soft hand.
     26. n. (archaic) Actual performance; deed; act; workmanship; agency; hence, manner of performance.
     27. n. (archaic) Agency in transmission from one person to another.
           to buy at first hand (from the producer, or when new);  to buy at second hand (when no longer in the producer’s hand, or when not new);  It's not a rumor. I heard it at first hand.
     28. n. (obsolete) Rate; price.
     29. v. To give, pass, or transmit with the hand, literally or figuratively.
           He handed them the letter.   She handed responsibility over to her deputy.
     30. v. To lead, guide, or assist with the hand; to conduct.
           to hand a lady into a carriage
     31. v. (transitive, obsolete) To manage.
     32. v. (transitive, obsolete) To seize; to lay hands on.
     33. v. (transitive, rare) To pledge by the hand; to handfast.
     34. v. (transitive, nautical, said of a sail) To furl.
     35. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To cooperate.
français > anglais
main
     1. n. hand
     2. n. (soccer) handball
     3. n. (poker) hand

Prononciation



Exemples de phrases

You have to hand it to her. 
I, on the other hand, know little about women. 
She doesn't lower her hand
I would hand him over to science. 
There were many of those that you had a hand in creating. 


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