Synonyms for handing down

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Why could not the woman see what the good God was handing down to her?

There he descended from his litter, handing down Nouronihar.

Shun also used the same language in handing down the appointment to Yu.

The poet in him had abdicated to the critic, handing down many choice gifts.

But history rarely guesses aright what the after-ages she works for would most thank her for handing down to them.

When he came to the top of the dike slope, his wife had dismounted and Isobel was handing down the baby to her.

Hence models of beautiful art are the only means of handing down these Ideas to posterity.

They preserve the custom of handing down by word of mouth, from generation to generation, their myths, traditions and history.

The first and most common are commemorative, and are for the purpose of recording and handing down to posterity remarkable facts.

And now he spoke in harsh command, as if handing down the doom of kingdoms, as indeed he did.