Synonyms for handicap
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disability, disablement, handicap, impairmentnoun
the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
"reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning
hindrance, hinderance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicapverb
something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
hitch, verification, impedimenta, stoppage, hindrance, disability, halt, chip, tab, arrest, tick, check-out procedure, confirmation, impairment, check mark, impediment, rafter, obstruction, baulk, checkout, hinderance, curb, chit, stop, disablement, cheque, obstructer, substantiation, stay, obstructor, deterrent, encumbrance, balk, preventive, incumbrance, bank check, preventative, interference, assay, bridle, check
disable, invalid, incapacitate, handicapverb
"He was disabled in a car accident"
attempt to forecast the winner (especially in a horse race) and assign odds for or against a contestant
handicap, hinder, hamperverb
put at a disadvantage
"The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"
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Hillary Clinton's numbers on honesty and trust may border on abysmal but Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, the GOP front runner, is still battling a name recognition handicap, do Colorado voters trust Hillary? No, they do not. Do they think she cares about their needs? No, they do not.
We did have some concerns that (Theranos) could pick away at some profitable business in a way that would not be helpful to either of those companies' long-term growth profiles, it certainly hasn't hurt their stock prices that this hard-to-perfectly-handicap risk has become less of one.
If he were to have severe handicaps, we are convinced that is not at all what Jules would want, we talked about it. He told us that if one day he had an accident like Michael Schumacher's, even if his only handicap was not being able to drive, he would have a lot of difficulty living with it. Because it was his life.
There is no black and white dividing line between mild autistic traits and having a label of autism, and geeks and nerds in Silicon Valley, mild autism can provide some intellectual advantages and severe autism is a great handicap.
'Medical Considerations of WASPS' determined that menstruation was 'not a handicap to flying and there was no relationship to accidents,' some of the reports from the physician came back, tongue-in-cheek, saying this was the most interesting group of women he'd ever encountered because they weren't having their periods.
Translations for handicap
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- Behinderung, VorsprungGerman
- discapacidad, minusvalíaSpanish
- vamma, tasoituskilpailu, haitta, tasoitusFinnish
- fötlun, forgjöfIcelandic
- fory, upośledzeniePolish
- недостаток, увечье, фора, гандикапRussian
- engel, özürTurkish
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