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See definition of handles on Dictionary.com
  • nounsomething to grip
  • nounnickname
  • verbtouch
  • verbmanage, take care of
  • verbcarry as merchandise

synonyms for handles

  • knob
  • shaft
  • stem
  • arm
  • bail
  • crank
  • ear
  • grasp
  • haft
  • handgrip
  • helve
  • hilt
  • hold
  • holder
  • stock
  • tiller
  • byword
  • appellation
  • moniker
  • name
  • designation
  • title
  • cognomen
  • style
  • denomination
  • sobriquet
  • byname
  • nomen
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antonyms for handles

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  • release
    • neglect
    • mismanage
    • leave alone
    • misuse
    • disregard
    • manhandle
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    Cincinnatus will not back to his plow, or, at the best, stands sullenly between his plow-handles arguing for a higher wage.
    THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
    A piece of iron sticking out from the cross-head carried the plug-rod for working the gear-handles.
    LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
    Two valves turned the steam on and off from under the piston, with the ordinary gear and handles.
    LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
    The knives and forks had white and black horn handles, with notched blades, and broken prongs.
    A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
    Old Doc Kraus handles the cases for the whole county when they come up.
    HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
    Holm to whippes lasshe; 'the holm used for making handles for whip-lashes.'
    CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
    Patients having this disease sometimes grow delirious and violent, and the priest should be careful how he handles them.
    ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
    The blade wabbled, took a mad skid for the surface, and the handles hit me a blow in the ribs which knocked my breath out.
    THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
    I picked up the handles and lifted the plough around, setting the point to the new furrow.
    THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
    All the doors on the upper deck were secured by lever handles, and were made water-tight by means of rubber strips.
    LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
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