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Synonyms for handle
ˈhæn dlhan·dle

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. handle

    Synonyms:
    feel, treat, use, manage, manipulate, touch, wield, discuss

    Antonyms:
    drop, mismanage, bungle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. handle, grip, handgrip, holdverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    clutch, grip, storage area, traction, bag, clench, bobby pin, travelling bag, delay, keep, detainment, hold, appreciation, handgrip, adhesive friction, wait, cargo area, detention, postponement, custody, hairgrip, clasp, cargo deck, traveling bag, clutches, grasp, time lag, suitcase, cargo hold

  2. manage, deal, care, handleverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    wish, divvy up, shell out, give care, plow, carry on, bring off, lot, apportion, dish out, deal out, allot, care, portion out, wield, consider, take, treat, share, dispense, dole out, finagle, grapple, administer, pull off, deal, supervise, parcel out, trade, manage, contend, do, address, oversee, make out, worry, mete out, negociate, like, distribute, do by, conduct, cover, palm, sell, cope, wangle, make do, get by, superintend, look at, carry off

  3. treat, handle, do byverb

    interact in a certain way

    "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"

    Synonyms:
    process, cover, deal, do by, care, regale, palm, treat, address, care for, manage, plow, wield

  4. cover, treat, handle, plow, deal, addressverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    speak, overcompensate, extend, cut through, deal, continue, comprehend, embrace, divvy up, spread over, grapple, cut across, apportion, encompass, consider, get over, process, lot, portion out, dole out, make do, plow, shroud, accost, insure, brood, wield, make out, share, do by, plough, hide, take, administer, sell, parcel out, compensate, cross, come up to, turn, report, traverse, underwrite, breed, dispense, overlay, dish out, pass over, contend, enshroud, direct, allot, care for, track, get by, address, wrap up, distribute, cover up, carry on, cope, turn to, incubate, mete out, regale, get across, look at, treat, shell out, care, hatch, manage, deal out, palm, cover, conduct, call, trade

  5. handle, palmverb

    touch, lift, or hold with the hands

    "Don't handle the merchandise"

    Synonyms:
    cover, deal, do by, care, palm, treat, address, manage, plow, wield

  6. wield, handle, manageverb

    handle effectively

    "The burglar wielded an axe"; "The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well"

    Synonyms:
    superintend, make out, wangle, make do, cope, contend, do by, supervise, finagle, palm, plow, manage, pull off, oversee, wield, grapple, cover, negociate, maintain, address, treat, carry off, bring off, exert, get by, do, care, deal

  7. handleverb

    show and train

    "The prize-winning poodle was handled by Mrs. Priscilla Prescott"

    Synonyms:
    cover, deal, do by, care, palm, treat, address, manage, plow, wield

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. handleverb

    Synonyms:
    touch, feel, feel of

  2. handleverb

    Synonyms:
    manage, use, wield

  3. handleverb

    Synonyms:
    treat, discuss, discourse on, treat of

  4. handleverb

    Synonyms:
    deal with

  5. handlenoun

    Synonyms:
    haft, stock

  6. handlenoun

    Synonyms:
    BAIL

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. handlenoun

    Synonyms:
    bail, hilt, haft

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How to use handle in a sentence?

  1. Dov Litvinoff:

    It's not a problem we can handle alone.

  2. John Weigel:

    A perfect day is: Nobody calls with a problem they can handle themselves.

  3. Chief Executive Officer Ron Shaich:

    Panera 2.0 requires us to retrain our organization to handle higher volumes in shorter bursts of demand, panera 2.0 is not a light switch. To do this right takes time and real effort.

  4. Shao Tong:

    I didn't see Li Xiangnan, i was not allowed to and I didn't want to. Seeing him would have been too much to handle.

  5. Tristain A Shury:

    Do not ask God to make your life easier. Instead, ask him to make you a stronger person in every aspect so that you can handle anything life throws at you.


Translations for handle

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  • مقبض, مقبArabic
  • тотҡа, һапBashkir
  • maneta, tirador, nansa, mànecCatalan, Valencian
  • rukojeť, držadloCzech
  • håndtagDanish
  • GriffGerman
  • λαβή, χειρολαβή, χερούλι, παρανόμι, ψευδώνυμοGreek
  • manilla, asa, instrumento, mango, manija, tiradorSpanish
  • دسته, رسیدگیPersian
  • tunnustella, [[käydä]] [[kauppa]]a, kohdella, käsitellä, otin, väline, vaihto, kädensija, kahva, [[käyttää]] [[käsi, hoitaa, kosketella, lempinimiFinnish
  • manœuvrer, paris, manette, brancard, anse, châsse, mancheron, barre de manœuvre, pencher, indicateur, poignée, manipuler, traiter, manier, levier, manchon, gérer, tâter, outil, tirette, manche, instrument, indicatif, pseudonymeFrench
  • lámhIrish
  • cas, cluas, làmhScottish Gaelic
  • טיפלHebrew
  • fül, markolat, nyél, fogóHungarian
  • mancheto, manchoIdo
  • manico, impugnaturaItalian
  • ハンドルJapanese
  • სახელურიGeorgian
  • kāts, spalsLatvian
  • kakau, kawau, puritanga, taukaweMāori
  • држач, ракува, напипува, раководи, врачува, нафаќа, рачка, дршкаMacedonian
  • pemegangMalay
  • håndtereNorwegian
  • aanraken, aanpakken, behandelen, omgaan met, handvat, omgaan, hanteren, handgreep, in de hand houden, gebruiken, onder handen nemen, zich bezighouden met, heft, betasten, houden, bedienen, hengselDutch
  • handtereNorwegian Nynorsk
  • håndtak, klare, hendelNorwegian
  • uchwyt, rączka, gałka, klamkaPolish
  • cabo, maçanetaPortuguese
  • mânerRomanian
  • ручка, рукояткаRussian
  • držalo, držač, rukovati, drška, ručkaSerbo-Croatian
  • handtag, behandla, handskas medSwedish
  • сапTatar
  • оброблятиUkrainian

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