1. (initialism) .  have a nice day.
  2. Noun.  The part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in a human, and the corresponding part in many other animals.
  3. Noun.  That which resembles, or to some extent performs the office of, a human hand; as,.
  4. Noun.  In long measure, two different lengths:.
  5. Noun.  A side; part, camp; direction, either right or left.
  6. Noun.  Power of performance; means of execution; ability; skill; dexterity.
  7. Noun.  (archaic) Actual performance; deed; act; workmanship; agency; hence, manner of performance.
  8. Noun.  An agent; a servant, or manual laborer, especially in compounds; a workman, trained or competent for special service or duty; a performer more or less skillful; as,.
  9. Noun.  An instance of helping.
  10. Noun.  Handwriting; style of penmanship.
  11. Noun.  A person's signature.
  12. Noun.  Personal possession; ownership; hence, control; direction; management; — usually in the plural.
  13. Noun.  That which is, or may be, held in a hand at once.
  14. Noun.  Applause.
  15. Noun.  Agency in transmission from one person to another.
  16. Noun.  The feel of a fabric; the impression or quality of the fabric as judged qualitatively by the sense of touch.
  17. Noun.  (obsolete) Rate; price.
  18. Noun.  Each of the pointers on the face of an analog clock, which are used to indicate the time of day.
  19. Noun.  (context, firearms) The small part of a gunstock near the lock, which is grasped by the hand in taking aim.
  20. Noun.  The collective noun for a bunch of bananas.
  21. Verb.  (transitive) To give, pass, or transmit with the hand.
  22. Verb.  (transitive) To lead, guide, or assist with the hand; to conduct.
  23. Verb.  (transitive, obsolete) To manage.
  24. Verb.  (transitive, obsolete) To seize; to lay hands on.
  25. Verb.  (transitive, rare) To pledge by the hand; to handfast.
  26. Verb.  (transitive, nautical) To furl.
  27. Verb.  (intransitive, obsolete) To cooperate.

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