hand in


handed in; handing in; hands in

transitive verb

: submit sense 2
hand in your homework

Examples of hand in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Riggs Morales, the veteran A&R executive who has played a hand in the rise of Eminem, 50 Cent, Wiz Khalifa, Janelle Monáe and many others, has joined the team at Def Jam Recordings. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 28 Nov. 2023 The beachfront property, which last changed hands in May of 2022 for $11 million, had once been dubbed Villa Paradisio. Mark David, Robb Report, 24 Nov. 2023 In the video, the pair waved their hands in the air and popped their hips from side to side. Escher Walcott, Peoplemag, 22 Nov. 2023 When asked by an officer to come toward them, the man turns around and raises his empty hands in the air. Caleb Lunetta, San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 Nov. 2023 Here’s a book for that friend who will spend anything for an exceptional craft cocktail but could use a hand in attempting to recreate them at home. Kate Kassin, Bon Appétit, 21 Nov. 2023 The hardware will work hand in hand with software–co-designed together to unlock new capabilities and opportunities. Benj Edwards, Ars Technica, 15 Nov. 2023 Find it on Amazon Keep Warm with The Adorable Rechargeable Hand Warmer Warm your hands in style with Orastone’s electric hand warmer, a charming and functional accessory for colder days. Kathy Barr, Rolling Stone, 15 Nov. 2023 The pair made headlines after photos surfaced of the two of them holding hands in a car during a vacation in upstate New York and cozying up at a bar in November 2022. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 15 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1623, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hand in was in 1623

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“Hand in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hand%20in. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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