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Definition 1: (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child - [noun denoting act]

Samples where hands or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • my fate is in your hands
  • too much power in the president's hands
  • your guests are now in my custody
  • the mother was awarded custody of the children

Synonyms for hands in the sense of this definition

(hands is a kind of ...) the responsibility of a guardian or keeper

"he left his car in my keeping"

Definition 2: the force of workers available - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for hands in the sense of this definition

(hands is a kind of ...) group of people willing to obey orders

"a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"

(... is a kind of hands ) number needed to make up a whole force

"a full complement of workers"

(hands is a part of ...) a crew of workers who work for a specific period of time

(hands is a member of ...) an organized group of workmen

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