Definitions of hands
  1. noun
    (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child
    “my fate is in your hands
    “too much power in the president's hands
    synonyms: custody
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    type of:
    guardianship, keeping, safekeeping
    the responsibility of a guardian or keeper
  2. noun
    the force of workers available
    synonyms: manpower, men, work force, workforce
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    complement, full complement
    number needed to make up a whole force
    company, ship's company
    crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship
    type of:
    force, personnel
    group of people willing to obey orders
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