Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
View details Got it
Download the app
educalingo
Search
I've never been in a business where safety performance was excellent and the business performance was not, so they go hand in hand, and for me, safety performance is an indication of discipline, of focus and of how joined up an organisation is.
Cynthia Carroll

Meaning of "in hand" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

PRONUNCIATION OF IN HAND

in hand play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

WHAT DOES IN HAND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of in hand in the English dictionary

The first definition of in hand in the dictionary is in possession. Other definition of in hand is under control. In hand is also receiving attention or being acted on.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IN HAND

in full swing
in future
in gear
in general
in good circumstances
in good hands
In Good King Charles´s Golden Days
in good nick
in good season
in good time
in harness
in hock
in holes
in holy orders
in honour bound
in honour of
in hot water
in inverted commas
in irons
in isolation

WORDS THAT END LIKE IN HAND

a free hand
a heavy hand
at first hand
at 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
on hand
out of hand
second hand
take in hand
the upper hand
to hand
upper hand

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

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «IN HAND»

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

Translation of «in hand» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF IN HAND

Find out the translation of in hand to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of in 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 «in hand» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

在手
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en la mano
570 millions of speakers

English

in 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

в стороны
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

na mão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হাতের মধ্যে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dans la main
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

dalam tangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

in der Hand
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

手にして
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

손에
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing tangan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trong tay
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கையில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हातात
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Eldeki
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

in mano
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w ręku
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

в сторони
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în mână
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

στο χέρι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

in die hand
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

i handen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

i hånd
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of in hand

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IN HAND»

The term «in hand» is very widely used and occupies the 15.015 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Very widely used
93
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «in hand» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of in hand
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «in hand».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IN HAND» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «in hand» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «in hand» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «IN HAND»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word in hand.
1
Michelle Bachelet
Chile has done a lot to rid itself of poverty, especially extreme poverty, since the return to democracy. But we still have a ways to go toward greater equity. This country does not have a neoliberal economic model anymore. We have put in place a lot of policies that will ensure that economic growth goes hand in hand with social justice.
2
Katharine Lee Bates
A typical Seville shop reaches far along the street front, with many open doors, and a counter running the full length. Here ladies sit in pairs and groups, never singly, to cheapen fans and mantillas, while the smiling salesmen, cigarette in hand, shrug and gesticulate and give back banter for banter as gayly as if it were all a holiday frolic.
3
Bob Beauprez
In my native Boulder County, Colorado, the fracking fanatics are out in force. They are marching door-to-door, petitions and mythology in hand, and they are storming city council and county commissioner meetings.
4
Martha Beck
Since our society equates happiness with youth, we often assume that sorrow, quiet desperation, and hopelessness go hand in hand with getting older. They don't. Emotional pain or numbness are symptoms of living the wrong life, not a long life.
5
Bernard Berenson
I would I could stand on a busy corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours.
6
Steve Carell
Everybody should be normal. Everybody should be nice. I think they go hand in hand, and that to me is the default setting.
7
Stokely Carmichael
We were aware of the fact that death walks hand in hand with struggle.
8
Cynthia Carroll
I've never been in a business where safety performance was excellent and the business performance was not, so they go hand in hand, and for me, safety performance is an indication of discipline, of focus and of how joined up an organisation is.
9
William Cavendish
Now being upon the haunches (as he necessarily must be in this case) is it impossible but he must be light in hand, because no horse can be rightly upon his haunches without being so.
10
Lady Randolph Churchill
We owe something to extravagance, for thrift and adventure seldom go hand in hand.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IN HAND»

Discover the use of in hand in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to in hand and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Language in Hand: Why Sign Came Before Speech
"Stokoe recounts in Language in Hand how inspiration grew out of his original discovery in the 1950s and '60s that deaf people who signed were using a true language with constructions that did not derive from spoken English.
William C. Stokoe, 2001
2
Bible in Pocket, Gun in Hand: The Story of Frontier Religion
"--Virginia Kirkus' Bulletin "This is an admirable piece of research, unpedantic but authentic, packed with entertaining anecdotes (some of them hilarious) based on obscure pastoral autobiographies, the diaries of early missionaries, the ...
Ross Phares, 1971
3
Ergonomics and Safety in Hand Tool Design
This book focuses exclusively on ergonomics in the design and use of hand tools.
Charles A. Cacha, 1999
4
Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America
Benjamin Banneker, Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, A. Philip Randolph, Thurgood Marshall, Jackie Robinson, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Barack H. Obama II are profiled in this volume that includes dynamic ...
Andrea Pinkney, 2012
5
"With His Pistol in His Hand": A Border Ballad and Its Hero
" Américo Paredes tells the story of Cortez, the man and the legend, in vivid, fascinating detail in "With His Pistol in His Hand," which also presents a unique study of a ballad in the making.
Américo Paredes, 2010
6
Creating an Antique Look in Hand-hooked Rugs
Learn the common elements in antique hooked rugs to create your own pattern from start to finish--transferring, customizing, color planning, dyeing techniques, and which cuts of wool work best.
Cynthia Smesny Norwood, Virginia P. Stimmel, 2008
7
Cold In Hand: (Resnick 11)
No one could have foreseen where this case would lead, and this time Resnick will need all his strength to see justice done. 'Harvey is as excellent on human relationships as he is on police procedure.
John Harvey, 2011
8
Hand in Hand: Devotions
Hand in Hand is a compilation of devotions for encouraging families through the pain of a daughter with an eating disorder. Each is written by a parent, spouse or friend who has walked through this pain personally.
Susie Rogers, Joy Morgan, Kay Keller, 2006
9
Hand in Hand: Essentials of Communication and Orientation ...
This series was designed to develop resources for educators of children who are visually impaired, hearing impaired, and severely disabled.
Kathleen Mary Heubner, 1995
10
Hand in Hand with Tommy: A Testimony, 1939-1945
Hand in Hand with Tommy is a riveting and moving description of suffering, struggle and miraculous salvation. Twenty editions of the book have been published, in German, Czech, Dutch, Hebrew and Arabic.
Hilde Huppert, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IN HAND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term in hand is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Thaw to Tension: Hand in Hand at Ufa; Eye to Eye on Border?
Just last week, India and Pakistan were talking peace and tranquility on the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir. Today, it's back to ... «NDTV, Jul 15»
2
Game in hand gets away | TinCaps | Journal Gazette
The TinCaps, who had played so well for two months, briefly reverted to their less desirable April or May form. After scoring one run in the first ... «Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Jul 15»
3
Newlyweds Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput Spotted Hand in Hand
Newlyweds Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput Spotted Hand in Hand Outside a Gym [PHOTOS]. By Sushmita Sen. July 17, 2015 12:31 IST. Post comment Share on ... «International Business Times, India Edition, Jul 15»
4
“Justice and Redemption Go Hand in Hand.” | Nonprofit Quarterly
This article was written by Andrew Cohen for The Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization that covers the U.S. criminal justice system. «The Nonprofit Quarterly, Jul 15»
5
Facebook and Oculus Acquire Hand Tracking Tech Company …
... it has reached an agreement to acquire Pebbles Interfaces, an Israeli-based company specializing in hand tracking technology and sensors. «Nasdaq, Jul 15»
6
Saree And Style Go Hand in Hand - The Hans India
At Sakhi, the mother-daughter designer duo Chandra and Neeta have experimented with the best Indian sarees and created the 'Instra Saree', ... «The Hans India, Jul 15»
7
Jennifer Lawrence Laughs About Mistake In Hand Tattoo … - Yibada
Jennifer Lawrence Laughs About Mistake In Hand Tattoo. Vittorio Hernandez | Jul 16, 2015 04:16 AM EDT. Jennifer Lawrence (Photo : Twitter/Jennifer ... «Yibada, Jul 15»
8
Lara Bingle and Sam Worthington go hand in hand as they step out …
The natural beauty went make-up free as she walked hand-in-hand with partner Worthington, who is on location in Canada. Worthington ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
9
Bicycling and booze go hand in hand
In Wisconsin, like Minnesota, it's legal to ride a bicycle while drunk. Should it be? The Capital Times in Madison asks today whether that's such ... «Minnesota Public Radio News, Jul 15»
10
Man shot in hand during dispute over phone sale, suspect in …
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A 17-year-old male is in custody Wednesday night for allegedly shooting a man in the hand during a dispute over the ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. In hand [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/in-hand>. Sep 2022 ».
Download the educalingo app
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z