Search Result:handle

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋhændL 〕


〔 ˊhændl 〕

Overview of noun handle

The noun handle has 1 sense

  • handle, grip, handgrip, hold -- (the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip")

Overview of verb handle

The verb handle has 6 senses

  • manage, deal, care, handle -- (be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old")

  • treat, handle, do by -- (interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently")

  • cover, treat, handle, plow, deal, address -- (act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China")

  • handle, palm -- (touch, lift, or hold with the hands; "Don't handle the merchandise")

  • wield, handle, manage -- (handle effectively; "The burglar wielded an axe"; "The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well")

  • handle -- (show and train; "The prize-winning poodle was handled by Mrs. Priscilla Prescott")