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English definition of “hand”

hand

noun [S] (INVOLVEMENT)    /hænd/
involvement in or influence over an event : It is not thought that terrorists had a hand in the explosion .Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' willPower to control
(Definition of hand noun (INVOLVEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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