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lay one's hands on

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synonyms for lay one's hands on

  • catch
  • grab
  • take
  • apprehend
  • arrest
  • bag
  • capture
  • collar
  • defeat
  • nab
  • nail
  • occupy
  • overcome
  • overpower
  • secure
  • trap
  • lay hold of

antonyms for lay one's hands on

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  • let go
  • lose
  • release
  • give up
  • liberate
  • surrender
  • yield
  • fail
  • leave
  • miss
  • unfasten
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How to use lay one's hands on in a sentence

With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
He burst into a loud laugh, clapped his hands, and danced before the delighted babe.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The seed of discontent was again germinating under the duplicity of the Spanish lay and clerical authorities.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
For it is better that thy children should ask of thee, than that thou look toward the hands of thy children.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
We all rose to our feet, and he shook hands with everybody without waiting to be introduced.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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WORDS RELATED TO LAY ONE'S HANDS ON

  • apprehend
  • arrest
  • bag
  • capture
  • catch
  • collar
  • defeat
  • grab
  • lay hold of
  • lay one's hands on
  • nab
  • nail
  • occupy
  • overcome
  • overpower
  • secure
  • take
  • trap
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.