Synonyms and Antonyms of at hand
not being distant in time, space, or significance
- We sat down to address the issue at hand.
abutting, adjacent, adjoining, bordering, contiguous
approaching, coming, forthcoming, oncoming, upcoming
accessible, convenient, handy
situated within easy reach
- She always keeps a water bottle near at hand.
being soon to appear or take place
- The time to act is close at hand.
bygone, erstwhile, foregone, former, old, onetime, other, past, quondam, sometime, whilom
at, within, or to a short distance or time
- They live in a second-floor apartment with several shops and restaurants at hand.
being within the confines of a specified place
- They had several nurses at hand in case anything went wrong.
departed, gone, retired
dead, deceased, defunct, demised
belated, delayed, delinquent, late, overdue, tardy