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Noun
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.”
Noun
Plural for a word or combination of words by which a person or thing is regularly known
Verb
To look after and make decisions about
“Problems are no big deal if you handle them the right way.”
Verb
Carry as merchandise
“The accused, who had an exemplary Army record, pleaded guilty conspiracy to handle stolen goods.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
To accustom to the hand
“I can't handle much more of this foul weather.”
Verb
Feel or manipulate with the hands
“Be careful when handling young animals.”
Verb
To treat, to deal with (in a specified way)
“I think we should handle the story very sensitively.”
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