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  • as inrelieve
  • as inclap
  • as inapplaud

synonyms for give a hand

  • assist
  • aid
  • spell
  • succor
  • support
  • sustain
  • bring aid
  • give a break
  • give a rest
  • stand in for
  • substitute for
  • take over from
  • take the place of
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antonyms for give a hand

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  • accuse
  • blame
  • burden
  • condemn
  • discourage
  • harm
  • hurt
  • injure
  • pain
  • trouble
  • upset
  • worry
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How to use give a hand in a sentence

After relievedly giving the pistol to the nearest soldier, he stumbled quickly over to Brion and took his hand.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The aged woman made no reply; her eyes still studied Ramona's face, and she still held her hand.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He came to the top of the stairs with a lamp in his hand, and wanted to know what the rumpus was about.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Not a word now,” cried Longcluse harshly, extending his hand quickly towards him; “I may do that which can't be undone.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Bacteria, when present in great numbers, give a uniform cloud which cannot be removed by ordinary filtration.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO GIVE A HAND

  • acclaim
  • approve
  • boost
  • cheer
  • commend
  • compliment
  • encourage
  • eulogize
  • extol
  • give a hand
  • give ovation
  • glorify
  • hail
  • hear it for
  • kudize
  • laud
  • magnify
  • plug
  • praise
  • rave
  • recommend
  • root
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