Definition of Handle


  • 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"


  • show and train
    "The prize-winning poodle was handled by Mrs. Priscilla Prescott"
  • handle effectively
    "The burglar wielded an axe"
    "The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well"
  • touch, lift, or hold with the hands
    "Don't handle the merchandise"
  • 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"
  • interact in a certain way
    "Do right by her"
    "Treat him with caution, please"
    "Handle the press reporters gently"
    - do by
  • 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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Handle

  • Scrabble® score of the handle (10)
  • Word Chums® score of the handle (12)
  • Words With Friends® score of the handle (11)

Unscramble handle

71 unscramble word found using the letters handle.

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