lay+hands+on

  • 1 lay hands on — index attack, procure Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 lay hands on — verb manage with the hands • Hypernyms: ↑manipulate • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * 1 wait till I lay my hands on you!: CATCH, lay/get hold of, get one s hands on, seize, grab, grasp, capture. 2 it s n …

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  • 3 lay hands on — {v. phr.} 1. To get hold of; find; catch. * /The treasure hunters can keep any treasure they can lay hands on./ * /If the police can lay hands on him, they will put him in jail./ Compare: LAY ONE S HAND ON(2). 2. To do violence to; harm; hurt. *… …

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  • 4 lay hands on — {v. phr.} 1. To get hold of; find; catch. * /The treasure hunters can keep any treasure they can lay hands on./ * /If the police can lay hands on him, they will put him in jail./ Compare: LAY ONE S HAND ON(2). 2. To do violence to; harm; hurt. *… …

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  • 5 lay\ hands\ on — v. phr. 1. To get hold of; find; catch. The treasure hunters can keep any treasure they can lay hands on. If the police can lay hands on him, they will put him in jail. Compare: lay one s hand on(2) 2. To do violence to; harm; hurt. They were… …

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  • 6 lay hands on —    to beat    Someone who expresses a wish to lay his hands on you is seldom a faith healer or a bishop wishing to confirm you. Occasionally it means to kill, especially in the phrase, lay hands on yourself, to commit suicide …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 7 lay hands on — verb To find, obtain or procure. If we can lay hands on some chicken wire and a black light, we can make some scary Halloween decorations …

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  • 8 lay hands on — wait till I lay my hands on you! Syn: catch, lay/get hold of, get one s hands on, seize, grab, grasp, capture …

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  • 9 lay hands on — 1) (smth) get hold of or find something If I can lay my hands on a slide projector I will show you the pictures of my trip tonight. 2) (smb) do violence to, harm, hurt He said that if he ever lays hands on the person who stole his car he will… …

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  • 10 lay hands on — Synonyms and related words: abduct, administer the Eucharist, ambush, annex, anoint, assail, assault, attack, bless, blitz, bushwhack, carry off, chrism, come at, come down on, confirm, crack down on, cross, descend on, descend upon, do duty,… …

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  • 11 lay hands on — touch with the hands; grab, grasp …

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  • 12 lay hands on — find and take possession of or acquire. → lay …

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  • 13 lay hands on — idi a) to obtain; acquire b) to seize, esp. in order to punish c) to impose the hands on in a ceremonial fashion, as in ordination …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 lay hands on — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. get, acquire, grasp; see obtain 1 , seize 1 , 2 …

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  • 15 lay hands upon — index obtain Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 16 To lay hands on — Lay Lay (l[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Laid} (l[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Laying}.] [OE. leggen, AS. lecgan, causative, fr. licgan to lie; akin to D. leggen, G. legen, Icel. leggja, Goth. lagjan. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] 1. To cause to lie down,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 To lay hands on one's self — Lay Lay (l[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Laid} (l[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Laying}.] [OE. leggen, AS. lecgan, causative, fr. licgan to lie; akin to D. leggen, G. legen, Icel. leggja, Goth. lagjan. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] 1. To cause to lie down,… …

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  • 18 To lay hands on — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …

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  • 19 Lay — (l[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Laid} (l[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Laying}.] [OE. leggen, AS. lecgan, causative, fr. licgan to lie; akin to D. leggen, G. legen, Icel. leggja, Goth. lagjan. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] 1. To cause to lie down, to be… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 lay\ one's\ hands\ on — • lay one s hands on • get one s hands on • put one s hands on v. phr. 1. To seize in order to punish or treat roughly. If I ever lay my hands on that boy he ll be sorry. Compare: lay a finger on 2. To get possession of. He was unable to lay his… …

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