come to hand

verb
be revealed or disclosed
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The truth finally came to light

Syn: ↑come to light
Hypernyms: ↑appear
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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phrasal
1. : to be received

your lettercame to hand early yesterday morning

larger quantities of potatoes came to hand and values declined somewhat — Farmer's Weekly (South Africa)

2. : to come to light : be found : appear

new evidence has come to hand on the authorship of Shakespeare's plays

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come to hand
1. To arrive
2. To be received
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Main Entry:hand

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come to hand phrase
to be available easily and immediately

Use whatever tools come to hand.

Thesaurus: available and to be, or to become availablesynonym
Main entry: come

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • come to hand — to be available easily and immediately Use whatever tools come to hand …   English dictionary

  • come to hand — verb a) To become available, often unexpectedly, or randomly. She fought off the intruder with whatever came to hand. b) To perform well, to come under control. Secondly, I continue to base my concepts on intensive study of a limited suite of… …   Wiktionary

  • come to hand — {v. phr.} To be received or obtained. * /Father s letter was mailed from Florida last week and came to hand today./ * /The new books came to hand today./ * /New information about the boy s disappearance came to hand yesterday./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to hand — {v. phr.} To be received or obtained. * /Father s letter was mailed from Florida last week and came to hand today./ * /The new books came to hand today./ * /New information about the boy s disappearance came to hand yesterday./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come\ to\ hand — v. phr. To be received or obtained. Father s letter was mailed from Florida last week and came to hand today. The new books came to hand today. New information about the boy s disappearance came to hand yesterday …   Словарь американских идиом

  • come to hand — revealed or disclosed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • come to hand — Be received …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • To come to hand — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 man and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hand bag — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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