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adjective as in active participation; experiential

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Inevitably, the old visceral “hands-on” flying skills, no longer much employed by pilots, have atrophied like an unused limb.

Given that crucial importance, The Macallan is famously hands-on when it comes to its wooden barrels.

For starters, from a purely practical, all-hands-on-deck position, I say if you can do the job, you should keep the job.

Adelson is known for being a hands-on donor who makes decisions carefully.

The “hands-on” laboratory allows visitors to use some of the technology, including being three-dimensionally scanned and printed.

I am speaking of a new engagement in the lives of others, a new activism, hands-on and involved, that gets the job done.


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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hands-on, such as: firsthand, manual, primary, direct, experienced, and explicit.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.