NounHandle (plural Handles)
- A part of an object which is held in the hand when used or moved, as the haft of a sword, the knob of a door, the bail of a kettle, etc.
- That of which use is made; an instrument for effecting a purpose (either literally or figuratively); a tool.
- (gambling) The gross amount of wagering within a given period of time or for a given event at one of more establishments.
- The daily handle of a Las Vegas casino is typically millions of dollars.
- (topology) A topological space homeomorphic to a ball but viewed as a product of two lower-dimensional balls.
- (Australian, New Zealand) A 10 fl oz (285 ml) glass of beer in the Northern Territory. See also pot, middy for other regional variations.
- (computing) A reference to an object or structure that can be stored in a variable.
- This article describes how to find the module name from the window handle.
- (US) a 1.75-liter (half-gallon) bottle of alcohol
- (intransitive) To use the hands.
- They have hands, but they handle not - Psalm 115:7
- To touch; to feel with the hand.
- Handle me, and see; for a spirit hath not flesh - Luke 24:39
- To use or hold with the hand.
- About his altar, handling holy things - John Milton
- To manage in using, as a spade or a musket; to wield; often, to manage skillfully.
- That fellow handles his bow like a crowkeeper - Shakespeare, King Lear, IV-vi
- To accustom to the hand; to work upon, or take care of, with the hands.
- The hardness of the winters forces the breeders to house and handle their colts six months every year - Sir W. Temple
- To receive and transfer; to have pass through one's hands; hence, to buy and sell; as, a merchant handles a variety of goods, or a large stock
- To deal with; to make a business of.
- They that handle the law knew me not - Jeremiah, 2:8
- To treat; to use, well or ill.
- How wert thou handled being prisoner - Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part I, I-iv
- To manage; to control; to practice skill upon.
- You shall see how I'll handle her - Shakespeare, Measure for Measure, V-i
- To use or manage in writing or speaking; to treat, as a theme, an argument, or an objection.
- We will handle what persons are apt to envy others - Francis Bacon
- (soccer) To touch the ball with the hand or arm; to commit handball.
- 2011 Les Roopanarine Birmingham 1 - 0 Stoke
- Robert Huth handled a Bentley shot, only for the offence to go unnoticed.
NounHandle (plural Handles)
Adjectives for Handle
knob; lever; hollow; detachable; composition; substantial.
Verbs for Handle
clasp—; clutch—; deprive of—; fly off—; grab—; grasp—; grip—; hold by—; manage—; manipulate—; nab—; operate—; snatch—; twist—; —controls; —protrudes; —regulates.
Synonyms for Handle
- to handle without gloves: (colloquial) See under glove
- give a handle
- handlebar, handlebars
- love handle
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- The translations below need to be checked.
- IPA: /hanlə/, [ˈhanlə]
- First-person singular present of handeln.
- Imperative singular of handeln.
- First-person singular subjunctive I of handeln.
- Third-person singular subjunctive I of handeln.