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ON HAND

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does on hand mean? 

ON HAND (adjective)
  The adjective ON HAND has 2 senses:

1. readily available
2. present (especially for some purpose)

  Familiarity information: ON HAND used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ON HAND (adjective)


Sense 1on hand [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Readily available

Context example:

there will be a wealth of information on hand from the lawyers

Similar:

available (obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service)


Sense 2on hand [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Present (especially for some purpose)

Context example:

he was on hand to offer advice

Similar:

present (spatial sense; being or existing in a specified place)


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