Thesaurus

hands-on

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of hands-on

(Entry 1 of 2)

actively and personally involved in something
  • Supervisors at the company are expected to take a hands-on role in the projects of their subordinates.

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for hands-on

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for hands-on

hands on

verb
present tense third-person singular of hand on

Synonyms of hands on (Entry 2 of 2)

as in hands down, passes (down)

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for hands on

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About hands-on

Time Traveler for hands-on

Time Traveler

The first known use of hands-on was in 1969

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near hands-on

handsomeness

hands-on

hands on

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Hands-on.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hands-on. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!