Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: hand

1. hand (i anatomi) the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had the hands of a surgeon.
He extended his mitt.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)manus, mitt, paw


Mindre specifikke termerextremity


Mere specifikke termerclenched fist, fist, hooks, left, left hand, maulers, meat hooks, right, right hand


Omfatter disse specifikke termerarteria digitalis, arteria metacarpea, ball, digital arteries, finger, intercapitular vein, metacarpal artery, metacarpal vein, metacarpus, palm, thenar, vena intercapitalis, vena metacarpus


Omfatter disse overordnede termerarm, homo, human, human being, man

2. hand (om person) a hired laborer on a farm or ranch


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe hired hand fixed the railing.
A ranch hand.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hired hand, hired man


Mindre specifikke termerjack, laborer, labourer, manual laborer


Mere specifikke termerdrover, farm worker, farmhand, field hand, fieldhand, groom, herder, herdsman, hostler, ostler, ranch hand, stableboy, stableman

3. hand (om kommunikation) something written by hand


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe recognized his handwriting.
His hand was illegible.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)handwriting, script


Mindre specifikke termerwriting


Mere specifikke termercacography, calligraphy, chirography, cursive, cursive script, longhand, penmanship, running hand, scratch, scrawl, scribble, shorthand, stenography, tachygraphy


Overordnet emneområdehandwriting

4. hand (om erkendelse) ability


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe wanted to try his hand at singing.


Mindre specifikke termerability, power

5. hand (om sted) a position given by its location to the side of an object


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningObjections were voiced on every hand.


Mindre specifikke termerside

6. hand (om gruppe) the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI didn't hold a good hand all evening.
He kept trying to see my hand.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)deal


Mindre specifikke termeraccumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection


Mere specifikke termerbridge hand, poker hand


Omfatter disse specifikke termerlong suit

7. hand (om erkendelse) one of two sides of an issue


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOn the one hand..., but on the other hand....


Mindre specifikke termerside

8. hand (om genstand) a rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe big hand counts the minutes.


Mindre specifikke termerpointer


Mere specifikke termerbig hand, hour hand, little hand, minute hand, second hand


Omfatter disse overordnede termerhorologe, timekeeper, timepiece

9. hand (om mængde el. mål) a unit of length equal to 4 inches; used in measuring horses


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe horse stood 20 hands.


Mindre specifikke termerhandbreadth, handsbreadth

10. hand (om person) a member of the crew of a ship


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAll hands on deck.


Mindre specifikke termercrewman, sailor

11. hand (om person) a card player in a game of bridge


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe need a 4th hand for bridge.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bridge player


Mindre specifikke termercard player


Mere specifikke termerbidder, bridge partner, contractor, declarer

12. hand (om kommunikation) a round of applause to signify approval


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGive the little lady a great big hand.


Mindre specifikke termerapplause, clapping, hand clapping

13. hand (om dyr) terminal part of the forelimb in certain vertebrates (e.g. apes or kangaroos)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe kangaroo's forearms seem undeveloped but the powerful five-fingered hands are skilled at feinting and clouting.


Mindre specifikke termerforepaw

14. hand (om handling) physical assistance


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGive me a hand with the chores.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)helping hand


Mindre specifikke termeraid, assist, assistance, help


Engelsk udsagnsord: hand

1. hand (om forhold) place into the hands or custody of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHand me the spoon, please.
Turn the files over to me, please.
He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey hand the food to the people, They hand the people the food


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)give, pass, pass on, reach, turn over


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Mindre specifikke termertransfer


Mere specifikke termercommit, confide, deal, deliver, entrust, entrust, fork out, fork over, fork up, free, give, give up, hand over, intrust, leave, release, relinquish, render, resign, slip, sneak, trust, turn in

2. hand (om bevægelse) guide or conduct or usher somewhere


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHand the elderly lady into the taxi.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerconduct, direct, guide, lead, take









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