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See definition of handy on Dictionary.com
  • adj.nearby
  • adj.easy to use
  • adj.adept physically

synonyms for handy

  • accessible
  • available
  • close-by
  • convenient
  • close
  • ready
  • adjacent
  • at hand
  • close-at-hand
  • near
  • near-at-hand
  • on hand
  • within reach
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antonyms for handy

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  • unavailable
  • unhandy
  • faraway
  • inconvenient
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The latest information on travel requirements, coronavirus test results and someday perhaps, proof of vaccinations — all available in one handy place.
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This handy combo tool often comes with an extended, easy-grip handle that allows you to clear the windshield of compact cars and oversize SUVS equally well.
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Our handy guide will give you five points to consider when buying a case for your iPhone 12, so whether you’re focused on functionality, protection from the harshest conditions, or pure style, we’ll help you find the right case.
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They also come in handy if you aren’t quite ready to commit to a particular space or to putting in the time to select the perfect piece of furniture.
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If—or, as Padnos assures us, when—Islamist terror makes its spectacular return, Blindfold will be a handy reference.
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This includes Google Docs, which has a perfectly integrated offline mode that can be pretty handy when the Wi-Fi is down.
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No batteries or power supplies here as a handy USB connection serves as a charger.
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Not only do reflective dog clothes help you keep track of your pet, but they also come in handy for helping others see your pet too.
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It also supports recurring appointment scheduling which is one of the handiest features out there.
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You might not expect tree fungus to be particularly useful, but—surprise—it’s often very handy.
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WORDS RELATED TO HANDY

  • attainable
  • available
  • door's always open
  • employable
  • exposed
  • getatable
  • handy
  • near
  • obtainable
  • open
  • operative
  • possible
  • practicable
  • public
  • reachable
  • susceptible
  • unrestricted
  • usable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.