Definition of On one hand

1. Adverb. From one point of view. "On the one hand, she is a gifted chemist"

Exact synonyms: On The One Hand
Antonyms: On The Other Hand



Definition of On one hand

1. Prepositional phrase. (alternative form of on the one hand) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of On One Hand

on one's hands
on one's head
on one's high horse
on one's knees
on one's last legs
on one's mark
on one's mind
on one's own
on one's own(p)
on one's own account
on one's tod
on one's toes
on one's uppers
on one's watch
on one's way
on one hand (current term)
on opposite sides of the barricades
on or about
on pain of
on paper
on pins and needles
on point
on purpose
on record
on report
on request
on route
on sale
on second thought
on second thoughts

Literary usage of On one hand

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1. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1904)
"perhaps 400 feet above the sea.1 Along this I strolled for a short distance to enjoy a yet wider view ; the slope rising rather steeply on one hand, ..."

2. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste (1855)
"We did not allow ourselves to be in the least influenced by overwrought descriptions on one hand, ..."

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