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Plural for the part by which a thing is held, carried, or controlled
“I'll grip down on the handle slightly for more control, then keep my finish very low.”
Plural for a word or combination of words by which a person or thing is regularly known
To look after and make decisions about
“Problems are no big deal if you handle them the right way.”
Carry as merchandise
“The accused, who had an exemplary Army record, pleaded guilty conspiracy to handle stolen goods.”
To manage, control, or direct
“Known for its bare looks, tough build and raw power, it took a strong man to handle the vehicle even on smooth tarmac.”
To be in charge of
“What's important is how you handle this difficult and delicate task - not just for the people you let go, but for the people who remain.”
To accustom to the hand
“I can't handle much more of this foul weather.”
Feel or manipulate with the hands
“Be careful when handling young animals.”
To treat, to deal with (in a specified way)
“I think we should handle the story very sensitively.”
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