join hands

Definition of join hands

  1. :  to hold the hand of another person The priest asked us all to join hands and bow our heads in prayer. —often used figuratively We can accomplish great things if we all join hands and work together.

Word by Word Definitions

joinplay
  1. :  to put or bring together so as to form a unit

    :  to connect (separated items, such as points) by a line

    :  to put or bring into close association or relationship

  1. :  something that joins two things :  a place or line where joining occurs :  joint

    :  union

handplay hands
  1. :  the terminal part of the vertebrate forelimb when modified (as in humans) as a grasping organ :  the body part at the end of the arm of a human, ape, or monkey

    :  the forelimb segment (such as the terminal section of a bird's wing) of a vertebrate higher than the fishes that corresponds to the hand irrespective of its form or functional specialization

    :  a part serving the function of or resembling a hand: such as

  1. :  with the hands rather than by machine

  1. :  to touch or manage with the hands

    :  to deal with

    :  furl


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