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  • EN [ ˈhændl]
  • US [ ˈhændl]

English definition


  • 1. 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"


  • 1. 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"
  • 2. interact in a certain way;

    • "Do right by her"
    • "Treat him with caution, please"
    • "Handle the press reporters gently"
  • 3. deal with 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"
  • 4. touch, lift, or hold with the hands;

    • "Don't handle the merchandise"
  • 5. handle effectively;

    • "The burglar wielded an axe"
  • 6. show and train;

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

Example sentences

  • Move the handle to the left and the door will lock.

  • He felt about in the dark for the door handle.

  • You have to push on the handle to turn it — it's very stiff.

  • This port can handle up to 50000000 tons of cargo every year.

  • In my book this is not the way to handle it.

  • Handle with care, or the acid may get out.

  • Why don't we screw a handle on the door?

  • The improved farm tools are efficient as well as easy to handle.

  • Can you show me how I can handle this camera?

  • He refused to allow his secretary to handle confidential letters.

  • The handle of the door has dropped off.

  • Wash your hands before you handle my books, please.

  • Usually cooking pots have two small handles but pans have one long handle.

  • Please don't handle the merchandise.

  • This port can handle up to 40,000,000 tons of cargo a year.

  • Blade and handle are the component parts of a knife.

  • He declares that it is time for the good and true men to handle the impostors without gloves.

  • I didn't see how the committee could handle it, but it wasn't my funeral.

  • I'm afraid this isn't the proper way to handle the case.

  • If we do not know the facts, we are in no position to handle such matter.

  • A new man was appointed to handle the crisis.

  • Scientists should be literate and articulate as well as able to handle figures.

  • Ever since we moved last year, I worry a lot about whether I can handle this new job.

  • The instructions are translated into binary code, a form that computers can easily handle.

  • Thanks, but I think I can handle it.

  • Some preteens are able to handle a good deal of responsibility.

  • Tents have been set up next to hospitals to handle the overflow.

  • I turned the handle and found the door was open.

  • Using a fabric conditioner will make clothes easier to handle and iron.

Phrase collocation

  • get a handle on 或 have a handle on 【非正式用语】

    To achieve an understanding of

    • I was finally able to get a handle on the true nature of the problem.

Synonym discrimination

  • deal with, cope with, dispose of, manage, handle

Meaning of handle

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