Meaning of join hands in English:

join hands


  • 1Hold each other's hands.

    ‘now join hands in a circle’
    • ‘Before eating, everyone forms up in two circles, facing each other, joins hands and chants ‘Aum’, the Indian mantra.’
    • ‘Partners face each other, join hands, and form a long ‘tunnel.’’
    • ‘I witness the pledging of this man and woman, that they have joined hands and sworn to each other.’
    • ‘Once every one was seated again, Brandon and Chasity joined hands and smiled at each other.’
    • ‘The five children all stared longingly at each other, and joined hands in a small circle.’
    • ‘About 200 people screamed this chant, joined hands and attempted to promote unity on campus yesterday outside Willard Building.’
    • ‘Participants joined hands and sang ‘We Are The World,’ ‘America the Beautiful,’ and the Hands Across America theme.’
    • ‘We feel that if we join hands and pray together we can make a difference.’
    • ‘The food arrived, piping hot; they joined hands and sat together in silence, their wet clothes beginning to dry.’
    • ‘They came together shortly before the service and spontaneously joined hands under a gray sky.’
    1. 1.1Work together.
      ‘education has been shy to join hands with business’
      • ‘We need to create a culture of tolerance and forgiveness and join hands together as one nation.’
      • ‘Until about 1720, they worshiped together, and joined hands for economic and political objectives.’
      • ‘How have Vinton and Turpin joined hands to knead together art and commerce, creativity and discipline?’
      • ‘Furthermore, multiracial congregations can powerfully join hands to resist racism together.’
      • ‘‘The North and South must unite, joining hands to help each other and protect the sovereignty of our people,’ he said.’
      • ‘Ma broached the idea of Toronto and Taipei joining hands to inform each other on the latest SARS information.’
      • ‘People of all walks of life including women, children and school students joined hands in the work.’
      • ‘For some time Mr Birender Singh even joined hands with his bête noire, Mr Bhajan Lal, to get even with Mr Hooda.’
      • ‘After joining hands to arrest and jail Monk Tim Sakhorn, the next logical step is to join hands to boost tourism in the Indochinese Federation’
      • ‘HKUST joins hands with Lenovo and Microsoft to launch ‘Student Subsidy Program’.’