Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “hand”

hand

verb [T] (PUT INTO HAND)   /hænd/
to put something from your hand into someone else’s hand: Would you please hand me a pencil?
(Definition of hand verb (PUT INTO HAND) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of hand

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Giving, providing and supplying, but you might be interested in these topics from the Giving and sharing topic area:

Definitions of “hand” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

crew

If you crew a boat, or crew for someone on their boat, you help to sail it.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More