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at hand meaning

Synonyms of "at hand""at hand" in a sentence
MeaningMobile
  • Adjective: at hand
    1. Close in space; within reach
      "the town is close at hand"
      - close at hand 
    2. Close in time; about to occur
      "retribution is at hand"; "some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand"
      - close at hand, imminent, impendent, impending

    See also: close


  • [American idiom]
    close by. (Used with both time and distance.)
    I don't happen to have your application at hand at the moment.
    With the holiday season at hand, everyone is very excited.

  • [American slang]
    close by in time or space.
      I don't happen to have your application at hand at the moment.
      With the holiday season at hand, everyone is very excited.
Examples
  • He judged his chance was now at hand.
  • He wishes to have a messenger at hand.
  • Evidently the expected rain was close at hand.
  • The work at hand is not a theoretical treatise.
  • We believe that peace is at hand.
  • Whatever it had been it was no more at hand.
  • The festival of venus was at hand.
  • Your big moment is at hand.
  • All ingredients are now at hand.
  • It was an artificial light, almost close at hand.
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