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Hand vs. Palm: Know the Difference

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By Shumaila Saeed || Updated on December 25, 2023
The hand is the entire appendage at the end of the human arm, while the palm refers specifically to the inner surface of the hand.
Hand vs. Palm

Key Differences

The hand comprises the palm, fingers, and thumb, serving as a versatile tool for various functions, while the palm is the inner part of the hand extending from the wrist to the base of the fingers.
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Hands enable gripping, holding, and manipulating objects, utilizing the whole structure, including fingers, whereas the palm primarily assists in supporting objects while being held.
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The anatomy of the hand includes bones, muscles, and joints that provide movement and strength, while the palm contains fewer bones but is cushioned for protection and grip.
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Hands are used in non-verbal communication and gestures, with the entire hand structure being expressive, in contrast to the palm, which is often used symbolically, such as in palm reading.
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The skin texture and features differ; the back of the hand has thinner skin and visible veins, while the palm has thicker skin with unique lines and creases.
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Comparison Chart

Composition

Includes fingers, thumb, and palm
Inner surface of the hand
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Function

Gripping, holding, manipulating objects
Assists in supporting and cushioning
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Anatomy

Bones, muscles, and joints
Fewer bones, cushioned area
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Usage in Communication

Used in gestures and non-verbal cues
Symbolic uses like in palm reading
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Skin Characteristics

Thinner skin on back, visible veins
Thicker skin with unique lines
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Hand and Palm Definitions

Hand

Used for gripping, holding, and manipulating objects.
He held the pen firmly in his hand.
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Palm

Characterized by unique lines and creases used in palmistry.
The fortune teller examined the lines on her palm.
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Hand

Essential for various physical activities and tasks.
She used her hands skillfully while playing the piano.
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Palm

The palm is less flexible compared to the fingers.
She applied lotion to the dry skin of her palm.
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The terminal part of the human arm located below the forearm, used for grasping and holding and consisting of the wrist, palm, four fingers, and an opposable thumb.
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Palm

The inner surface of the hand that extends from the wrist to the base of the fingers.
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Hand

A homologous or similar part in other animals, as the terminal part of the forelimb in certain vertebrates.
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Palm

The similar part of the forefoot of a quadruped.
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Hand

A unit of length equal to 4 inches (10.2 centimeters), used especially to specify the height of a horse.
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A unit of length equal to either the width or the length of the hand.
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Hand

Any of the rotating pointers used as indexes on the face of a mechanical clock.
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The part of a glove or mitten that covers the palm of the hand.
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A pointer, as on a gauge or dial.
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(Nautical) A metal shield worn by sailmakers over the palm of the hand and used to force a needle through heavy canvas.
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Hand

(Printing)See index.
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Palm

(Nautical) The blade of an oar or paddle.
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Hand

Lateral direction indicated according to the way in which one is facing
At my right hand.
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Palm

The flattened part of the antlers of certain animals, such as the moose.
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Hand

A style or individual sample of writing.
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Palm

Any of numerous chiefly tropical evergreen trees, shrubs, or woody vines of the family Arecaceae (or Palmae), characteristically having an unbranched trunk with a crown of large pinnate or palmate leaves having conspicuous parallel venation.
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Hand

A signature
Put my hand to the contract.
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Palm

A leaf of a palm tree, regarded as an emblem of victory, success, or joy.
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Hand

A round of applause to signify approval.
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Palm

A small metallic representation of a palm leaf added to a military decoration that has been awarded more than one time.
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Hand

Physical assistance; help
Gave me a hand with the bags.
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Palm

To hold in the palm of the hand.
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Hand

Hands Sports A hand ball in soccer.
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Palm

To touch or stroke with the palm of the hand.
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Hand

The cards held in a card game by a given player at any time.
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Palm

To conceal in the palm of the hand, as in cheating at dice or cards or in a sleight-of-hand trick.
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Hand

The number of cards dealt each player; the deal.
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Palm

To pick up furtively.
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Hand

A player or participant in a card game
We need a fourth hand for bridge.
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Palm

(Basketball) To commit a violation by letting (the ball) rest momentarily in the palm of the hand while dribbling.
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Hand

A portion or section of a game during which all the cards dealt out are played
A hand of poker.
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Palm

Any of various evergreen trees from the family Palmae or Arecaceae, which are mainly found in the tropics.
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Hand

One who performs manual labor
A factory hand.
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Palm

A branch or leaf of the palm, anciently borne or worn as a symbol of victory or rejoicing.
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Hand

One who is part of a group or crew
The ship's hands.
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Palm

Triumph; victory.
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Hand

A participant in an activity, often one who specializes in a particular activity or pursuit
An old hand at labor negotiations.
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Palm

(Scouting) Any of 23 awards that can be earned after obtaining the Eagle Scout rank, but generally only before turning 18 years old.
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Hand

The degree of immediacy of a source of information; degree of reliability
Heard the scandalous tale at third hand.
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Palm

The inner and somewhat concave part of the human hand that extends from the wrist to the bases of the fingers.
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Hand

The strength or force of one's position
Negotiated from a strong hand.
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Palm

The corresponding part of the forefoot of a lower mammal.
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Hand

Often hands Possession, ownership, or keeping
The books should be in your hands by noon.
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Palm

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Hand

Power; jurisdiction; care
The defendant's fate is in the hands of the jury. Dinner is in the chef's hands.
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Palm

(historical) Any of various units of length notionally derived from the length of the palm from the wrist to the base of the fingers.
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Hand

Involvement or participation
"In all this was evident the hand of the counterrevolutionaries" (John Reed).
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Palm

(sailmaking) A metallic disk attached to a strap and worn in the palm of the hand; used to push the needle through the canvas, in sewing sails, etc.
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Hand

An influence or effect
The manager had a hand in all major decisions.
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Palm

The broad flattened part of an antler, as of a full-grown fallow deer; so called as resembling the palm of the hand with its protruding fingers.
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Hand

Evidence of craft or artistic skill
Can see the hand of a genius even in the lighter poems.
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Palm

(nautical) The flat inner face of an anchor fluke.
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Hand

An aptitude or ability
I tried my hand at decorating.
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Palm

To hold or conceal something in the palm of the hand, e.g, for an act of sleight of hand or to steal something.
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Hand

The aesthetic feel or tactile quality of something, such as a fabric, textile, or carpeting, that indicates its fineness, texture, and durability.
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Palm

To hold something without bending the fingers significantly.
John palmed the ball.
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Hand

A manner or way of performing something
A light hand with makeup.
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Palm

To move something with the palm of the hand.
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Hand

Permission or a promise, especially a pledge to wed.
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The inner and somewhat concave part of the hand between the bases of the fingers and the wrist.
Clench'd her fingers till they bit the palm.
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Hand

A commitment or agreement, especially when sealed by a handshake; one's word
You have my hand on that.
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A lineal measure equal either to the breadth of the hand or to its length from the wrist to the ends of the fingers; a hand; - used in measuring a horse's height.
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Hand

To give or pass with or as if with the hands; transmit
Hand me your keys.
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Palm

A metallic disk, attached to a strap, and worn on the palm of the hand, - used to push the needle through the canvas, in sewing sails, etc.
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Hand

To aid, direct, or conduct with the hands
The usher handed the patron to a reserved seat.
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Palm

The broad flattened part of an antler, as of a full-grown fallow deer; - so called as resembling the palm of the hand with its protruding fingers.
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Hand

(Nautical)To roll up and secure (a sail); furl.
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Palm

The flat inner face of an anchor fluke.
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Hand

To give (the ball) directly to a teammate, as in football. Often used with off.
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Palm

Any endogenous tree of the order Palmæ or Palmaceæ; a palm tree.
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Hand

To carry, strike, or propel (the ball) with the hand or arm in violation of the rules in soccer.
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Palm

A branch or leaf of the palm, anciently borne or worn as a symbol of victory or rejoicing.
A great multitude . . . stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palme in their hands.
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Hand

To make a handoff, as in football. Often used with off.
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Any symbol or token of superiority, success, or triumph; also, victory; triumph; supremacy.
So get the start of the majestic worldAnd bear the palm alone.
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Hand

The part of the forelimb below the forearm or wrist in a human, and the corresponding part in many other animals.
Her hands are really strong.
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Palm

To handle.
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Hand

That which resembles, or to some extent performs the office of, a human hand.
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Palm

To manipulate with, or conceal in, the palm of the hand; to juggle.
They palmed the trick that lost the game.
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Hand

A limb of certain animals, such as the foot of a hawk, or any one of the four extremities of a monkey.
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Palm

To take (something small) stealthily, especially by concealing it in the palm of the hand; as, he palmed one of the coins and walked out with it.
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Hand

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.
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To impose by fraud, as by sleight of hand; to put by unfair means; - usually with on or upon; as, to palm a stolen coin on an unsuspecting dealer. See also palm off.
For you may palm upon us new for old.
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Hand

That which is, or may be, held in a hand at once.
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Palm

The inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers
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Hand

(card games) The set of cards held by a player.
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Palm

A linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand
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Hand

(tobacco manufacturing) A bundle of tobacco leaves tied together.
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Palm

Any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
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Hand

(collective) A bunch of bananas.
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Palm

An award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
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Hand

That which has the appearance of, a human hand.
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Palm

Touch, lift, or hold with the hands;
Don't handle the merchandise
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A bunch of bananas, a typical retail amount, where individual fruits are fingers.
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Palm

The inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers.
She felt the warmth of the cup in her palm.
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Hand

In linear measurement:
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Palm

Used to support and cushion objects being held.
He caught the ball in the palm of his hand.
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Hand

Four inches, a hand's breadth.
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Palm

Lacks hair and has a thicker skin texture.
The calluses on his palm showed his hard work.
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Hand

(obsolete) Three inches.
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Hand

A side; part, camp; direction, either right or left.
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Hand

Power of performance; means of execution; ability; skill; dexterity.
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(especially in compounds) An agent; a servant, or manual laborer; a workman, trained or competent for special service or duty.
Large farms need many farm hands.
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Hand

A performer more or less skilful.
An old hand at public speaking
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Hand

An instance of helping.
Bob gave Alice a hand to move the furniture.
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Hand

Handwriting; style of penmanship.
A good hand
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Hand

A person's autograph or signature.
Given under my Hand and Seal of the State this 1st Day of January, 2010.
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Hand

Promise, word.
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Hand

Personal possession; ownership.
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Hand

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 in charge of the project, it's in good hands.
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Hand

Applause.
Give him a hand.
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(historical) A Native American gambling game, involving guessing the whereabouts of bits of ivory or similar, which are passed rapidly from hand to hand.
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(firearms) The small part of a gunstock near the lock, which is grasped by the hand in taking aim.
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Hand

A whole rhizome of ginger.
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Hand

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.
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Hand

(archaic) Actual performance; deed; act; workmanship; agency; hence, manner of performance.
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(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.
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Hand

(obsolete) Rate; price.
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(transitive) To give, pass or transmit with the hand, literally or figuratively.
He handed them the letter.
She handed responsibility over to her deputy.
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(transitive) To lead, guide, or assist with the hand; to conduct.
To hand a lady into a carriage
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Hand

To manage.
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Hand

To seize; to lay hands on.
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Hand

To pledge by the hand; to handfast.
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Hand

To furl.
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Hand

To cooperate.
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Hand

That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in man and monkeys, and the corresponding part in many other animals; manus; paw. See Manus.
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Hand

That which resembles, or to some extent performs the office of, a human hand
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A measure equal to a hand's breadth, - four inches; a palm. Chiefly used in measuring the height of horses.
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Hand

Side; part; direction, either right or left.
On this hand and that hand, were hangings.
The Protestants were then on the winning hand.
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Hand

Power of performance; means of execution; ability; skill; dexterity.
He had a great mind to try his hand at a Spectator.
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Hand

Actual performance; deed; act; workmanship; agency; hence, manner of performance.
To change the hand in carrying on the war.
Gideon said unto God, If thou wilt save Israel by my hand.
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An agent; a servant, or laborer; a workman, trained or competent for special service or duty; a performer more or less skillful; as, a deck hand; a farm hand; an old hand at speaking.
A dictionary containing a natural history requires too many hands, as well as too much time, ever to be hoped for.
I was always reckoned a lively hand at a simile.
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Handwriting; style of penmanship; as, a good, bad, or running hand. Hence, a signature.
I say she never did invent this letter;This is a man's invention and his hand.
Some writs require a judge's hand.
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Hand

Personal possession; ownership; hence, control; direction; management; - usually in the plural.
Albinus . . . found means to keep in his hands the government of Britain.
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Agency in transmission from one person to another; as, to buy at first hand, that is, from the producer, or when new; at second hand, that is, when no longer in the producer's hand, or when not new.
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Hand

Rate; price.
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Hand

That which is, or may be, held in a hand at once
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The small part of a gunstock near the lock, which is grasped by the hand in taking aim.
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A gambling game played by American Indians, consisting of guessing the whereabouts of bits of ivory or the like, which are passed rapidly from hand to hand.
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Hand

To give, pass, or transmit with the hand; as, he handed them the letter.
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To lead, guide, or assist with the hand; to conduct; as, to hand a lady into a carriage.
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Hand

To manage; as, I hand my oar.
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Hand

To seize; to lay hands on.
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Hand

To pledge by the hand; to handfast.
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Hand

To furl; - said of a sail.
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Hand

To coöperate.
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Hand

The (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb;
He had the hands of a surgeon
He extended his mitt
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Hand

A hired laborer on a farm or ranch;
The hired hand fixed the railing
A ranch hand
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Hand

Something written by hand;
She recognized his handwriting
His hand was illegible
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Hand

Ability;
He wanted to try his hand at singing
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Hand

A position given by its location to the side of an object;
Objections were voiced on every hand
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Hand

The cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time;
I didn't hold a good hand all evening
He kept trying to see my hand
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Hand

One of two sides of an issue;
On the one hand..., but on the other hand...
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Hand

A rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece;
The big hand counts the minutes
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Hand

A unit of length equal to 4 inches; used in measuring horses;
The horse stood 20 hands
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Hand

A member of the crew of a ship;
All hands on deck
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Hand

A card player in a game of bridge;
We need a 4th hand for bridge
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Hand

A round of applause to signify approval;
Give the little lady a great big hand
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Hand

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
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Hand

Physical assistance;
Give me a hand with the chores
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Hand

Place into the hands or custody of;
Hand me the spoon, please
Turn the files over to me, please
He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers
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Hand

Guide or conduct or usher somewhere;
Hand the elderly lady into the taxi
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Hand

The end part of the human arm, including the fingers, palm, and thumb.
She wore gloves to protect her hands from the cold.
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Hand

Involved in non-verbal communication through gestures.
He raised his hand to signal a stop.
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Hand

Features unique fingerprints on the fingertips.
The detective collected hand fingerprints from the scene.
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Repeatedly Asked Queries

What is the main role of the palm?

The palm primarily supports and cushions objects being held.
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What is the palm?

The palm is the inner surface of the hand, extending from the wrist to the base of the fingers.
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How does the anatomy of the hand and palm differ?

The hand has a complex anatomy with bones, muscles, and joints, while the palm has fewer bones and is cushioned.
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What role does the palm play in holding objects?

The palm acts as a support and cushioning surface when holding or catching objects.
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How does the hand contribute to physical activities?

The hand is essential for various physical activities, from fine motor skills to strength-based tasks.
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Are the lines on the palm unique to each individual?

Yes, the lines and creases on the palm are unique to each person and are often used in palmistry.
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How do fingerprints differ between the hand and palm?

Fingerprints are found on the fingertips, while the palm has its own unique pattern of lines and creases.
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What is the hand?

The hand is the entire appendage at the end of the human arm, including the fingers, thumb, and palm.
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What functions does the hand serve?

The hand is used for gripping, manipulating objects, and non-verbal communication.
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What is the significance of hand gestures?

Hand gestures are a crucial part of non-verbal communication and can convey a wide range of messages.
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How are the hand and palm used in professional settings?

In professional settings, the hand and palm are used for tasks requiring manual dexterity and physical interaction.
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Can the palm be used in communication?

The palm is often used symbolically, such as in palm reading, but is less expressive than the entire hand.
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What are the skin characteristics of the hand and palm?

The back of the hand has thinner skin and visible veins, while the palm has thicker skin with unique lines.
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How does the flexibility of the hand and palm compare?

The fingers and thumb offer greater flexibility, while the palm is less flexible.
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Are there any health conditions specific to the hand or palm?

Conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome can affect the hand, particularly impacting the palm area.
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How do hand sizes vary among individuals?

Hand sizes vary widely among individuals, influenced by factors like genetics and overall body size.
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Can the hand and palm be strengthened through exercise?

Yes, exercises can strengthen the muscles in the hand and improve the grip and endurance of the palm.
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Is the palm used in handshakes?

Yes, the palm is a key part of handshakes, involving grip and tactile interaction.
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Can the hand and palm sense temperature?

Both the hand and palm have sensory receptors that can detect temperature changes.
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Is the palm sensitive to touch?

Yes, the palm is sensitive to touch, with a dense concentration of nerve endings.
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