hands

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Pronunciation[change]

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Noun[change]

Singular
hand

Plural
hands

Hands
  1. The plural form of hand; more than one hand.
    My hands are dirty from digging in the dirt all afternoon.
    Please wash your hands before you eat.


Verb[change]

Plain form
hand

Third-person singular
hands

Past tense
handed

Past participle
handed

Present participle
handing

  1. The third-person singular form of hand.
    He always hands the basketball to a teammate because he isn't comfortable dribbling.
    My mother only hands the butter to me if I ask politely.