Definition of "Hand" :
noun: physical assistance
"Give me a hand with the chores."
noun: terminal part of the forelimb in certain vertebrates (e.g. apes or kangaroos)
"The kangaroo's forearms seem undeveloped but the powerful five-fingered hands are skilled at feinting and clouting."
noun: a rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece
"The big hand counts the minutes."
noun: the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
"He had the hands of a surgeon."
"He wanted to try his hand at singing."
noun: one of two sides of an issue
"On the one hand..., but on the other hand...."
noun: something written by hand
"She recognized his handwriting."
noun: a round of applause to signify approval
"Give the little lady a great big hand."
noun: the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time
"I didn't hold a good hand all evening."
noun: a position given by its location to the side of an object
"Objections were voiced on every hand."
noun: a card player in a game of bridge
"We need a 4th hand for bridge."
noun: a member of the crew of a ship
"All hands on deck."
noun: a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
"The hired hand fixed the railing."
noun: a unit of length equal to 4 inches; used in measuring horses
"The horse stood 20 hands."
verb: guide or conduct or usher somewhere
"Hand the elderly lady into the taxi."
verb: place into the hands or custody of
"Hand me the spoon, please."