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second-hand

See definition of second-hand on Dictionary.com
  • as inhand-me-down
  • as insecondary

synonyms for second-hand

  • not new
  • passed down
  • previously owned
  • reach-me-down
  • secondhand
  • used
  • worn
  • auxiliary
  • dependent
  • resultant
  • subordinate
  • subsidiary
  • borrowed
  • consequent
  • derivate
  • derivational
  • derived
  • developed
  • eventual
  • indirect
  • proximate
  • resulting
  • subsequent
  • vicarious
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How to use second-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
In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
On his head was the second-hand hat of some parvenu's coachman, gold lace, cockade and all.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The beauty, the mystery,—this fierce sunshine or something—stir——' She hesitated for a fraction of a second.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SECOND-HAND

  • not new
  • passed down
  • previously owned
  • reach-me-down
  • second-hand
  • secondhand
  • used
  • worn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.