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Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand.
Thomas Aquinas

Meaning of "at hand" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AT HAND

at hand play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AT HAND

at cross-purposes
at daggers drawn
at death´s door
at ease
at every turn
at fault
at first blush
at first hand
at grade
at gunpoint
at hazard
at heart
at home
at home in
at intervals
at issue
at knife-point
at large
at last
at least

WORDS THAT END LIKE AT HAND

a free hand
a heavy hand
at first hand
at second hand
by hand
come to hand
first hand
free hand
from hand to hand
hand
hand in hand
hat in hand
helping hand
in hand
on hand
out of hand
second hand
take in hand
the upper hand
to hand
upper hand

Synonyms and antonyms of at hand in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AT HAND»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «at hand» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of at hand

Translation of «at hand» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AT HAND

Find out the translation of at hand to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of at hand from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «at hand» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

在眼前
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a mano
570 millions of speakers

English

at hand
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हाथ में
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

في متناول اليد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

под рукой
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

no lado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হাতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

à portée de main
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

di tangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bei der Hand
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

手元に
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

손 에
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing tangan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trong tầm tay
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கையில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हात वर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

elde
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

a portata di mano
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pod ręką
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

під рукою
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

la mână
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

στο χέρι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aan die hand
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

till hands
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

for hånden
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of at hand

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AT HAND»

The term «at hand» is very widely used and occupies the 19.254 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AT HAND» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about at hand

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10 QUOTES WITH «AT HAND»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word at hand.
1
Thomas Aquinas
Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand.
2
Johann Sebastian Bach
Where there is devotional music, God is always at hand with His gracious presence.
3
Lucille Ball
Use a make-up table with everything close at hand and don't rush; otherwise you'll look like a patchwork quilt.
4
Bruce Barton
Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand.
5
Clara Barton
Economy, prudence, and a simple life are the sure masters of need, and will often accomplish that which, their opposites, with a fortune at hand, will fail to do.
6
Andrew J. Bernstein
During the financial crisis, I worked with hundreds of executives who struggled as a result of their thoughts about job security. When their beliefs changed, so did their emotional experience - and they were then able to focus on the task at hand more effectively.
7
Amado Boudou
In the medium or long term we'll all be dead. Let's deal with the problems at hand.
8
Brittany Bowe
For me, I always think about keeping my upper body relaxed, my hips level, and my right side down on the turn. If I work on nailing those three things at every practice, I hope that by the time I get into a race situation I can stay completely focused on the task at hand, and the rest will happen naturally.
9
David Brainerd
My disorder has been attended with several symptoms of a consumption; and I have been at times apprehensive that my great change was at hand: yet blessed be God, I have never been affrighted; but, on the contrary, at times much delighted with a view of its approach.
10
Johnny Carson
My success just evolved from working hard at the business at hand each day.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AT HAND»

Discover the use of at hand in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to at hand and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Issue at Hand
As Gil Fronsdal states, "the search for the issue at hand is the search for what is closest at hand, for what is directly seen, heard, smelt, tasted, felt, and cognized in the present.
Gil Fronsdal, 2008
2
Faithful to the Task at Hand: The Life of Lucy Diggs Slowe
The story of Lucy Diggs Slowe, a pioneering African American figure in sports and education
Carroll L.L. Miller, Anne S. Pruitt-Logan, 2012
3
Further Reflections on Things at Hand: A Reader
Chu Hsi (1130-1200), the renowned Chinese philosopher, lived during what is sometimes referred to as a "renaissance" in Chinese historyoa time of commercial expansion and intellectual innovation.
Zhu, Xi, 1991
4
Change at Hand: Balancing Your Energy Through Palmistry, ...
Popular author Sandra Kynes invites you to experience a unique and transformative blend of energy work that combines the wisdom of palmistry with the power of the elements.
Sandra Kynes, 2009
5
Reflections on Things at Hand: The Neo-Confucian Anthology
Printbegrænsninger: Der kan printes 1 side ad gangen
Zhu, Xi, Zuqian Lü, Wing-tsit Chan, 1967
6
Math at Hand: A Mathematics Handbook
Provides information on math concepts, including number theory, fractions, percentages, and geometry.
Great Source Education Group, 2003
7
The Day of the Lord Is at Hand
This volume covers the great deception many Christians fall under concerning the false rapture theology.
Benjamin Baruch, 2005
8
Reiki At Hand
As such, Reiki at Hand is the first instruction book to cover all three levels of Reiki, with step-by-step instructions for practicing and teaching the system.
Teresa Collins, 1998
9
The Time Is at Hand
THE TIME IS AT HAND The Book of Revelation was written in 66 A.D. to reveal that the time had come for the fulfillment of Christ's prophecies regarding those who condemned Him to death.
Robert Finley, 2008
10
The Stranger at Hand: Antisemitic Prejudices in ...
Analyzing the results of several sociological surveys in post-communist Hungary, this book offers insight into the nature and social background of one of the most disturbing phenomena in a newly established European democracy: antisemitism.
András Kovács, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AT HAND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term at hand is used in the context of the following news items.
1
EUR/USD Technical Analysis: Down Trend Resumption at Hand?
The Euro gapped below trend line support set from mid-April against the US Dollar but breakout confirmation is pending for now. Near-term ... «DailyFX, Jul 15»
2
Help at hand for Moira beekeeper after half a million bees die
A BEE-KEEPER who had to deal with the death of half a million of his bees has nearly raised enough money to make up for the loss of income ... «Burton Mail, Jul 15»
3
Is the End of IPv4 at Hand? Not Anytime Soon...
The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) has sent out an alert saying its share of the dwindling IPv4 addresses is near rock bottom, ... «EE Times, Jul 15»
4
Texas wants gold close at hand
State Rep. Giovanni Capriglione, R-Keller, speaks at a school in Keller in 2014. The Legislature passed a bill he authored to start keeping ... «Denton Record Chronicle, Jul 15»
5
Nuclear deal seen as near at hand in Iran talks; sanctions among …
The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper. And it's available to subscribers before 6 a.m. ... «Columbus Dispatch, Jul 15»
6
Greeks' bailout vote at hand
ATHENS — After five months of bitter backroom talks and poisonous public smack-downs between officials in Greece and Europe, the fate of ... «San Antonio Express-News, Jul 15»
7
Help at hand for gaming addicts in Singapore
TOUCH Cyber Wellness offers counselling services to rehabilitate gaming addicts. Some gaming addicts also find therapy in gaming together ... «Channel News Asia, Jul 15»
8
Hoosiers focused on task at hand, not NBA futures
At the end of the 2014-15 season, the biggest question surrounding the 2015-16 Indiana University men's basketball team was who would stay ... «The Herald-Times, Jul 15»
9
Help is at hand for hard-up seafaring families
Find the Sea Families is a new campaign aiming to find sailors' families who have hit hard times. From left on Canning Dock, Liverpool, ... «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»
10
White Sox's Jeff Samardzija just concentrating on the task at hand
Jeff Samardzija on the bench after giving up a three-run double to the Tigers' Victor Martinez during eighth inning action at Comerica Park. «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»

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