on hand meaning


    Definition of on hand in English Dictionary

  • AdverbPREon-SUF-and
    1. IDI Available; ready; in stock.
      1. If you have cornstarch on hand, use it; otherwise, try a little flour.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The Canaries went ahead when the home defence failed to clear their lines and Pilkington was on hand to slide in his eighth goal of the campaign.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Phrases
      • Prepositional phrases
      • Adverbs
        • Uncomparable adverbs
        • Morphemes
          • Prefixes
            • Words by prefix
              • Words prefixed with on-
          • Prepositions
            • Prepositional phrases

          Other Vocabulary

          Look-Alike Words
          1. en onhand
          2. en on-hand
          3. en in hand
          4. en offhand
          5. en unhand
          Source: Wiktionary

          Meaning of on hand for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this idiom "on hand" is a phrase, more specifically, a prepositional phrase. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a preposition, more specifically, a prepositional phrase.
          Definiteness: Level 2
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