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Another word for handle

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Verb
  1. To bring the hands or fingers, for example, into contact with so as to give or receive a physical sensation

    See also:

    touch

  2. To use with or as if with the hands

  3. To behave in a specified way toward

    See also:

    treat well

Noun
  1. The word or words by which one is called and identified

Another word for handle

Verb
  1. To deal in

    See also:

    sell

  2. To operate

    See also:

    manage

Synonym Study

  • Ply suggests great diligence in operating to ply an oar, to ply one's trade
  • Wield implies skill and control in handling effectively to wield an ax, to wield influence
  • Manipulate suggests skill, dexterity, or craftiness in handling to manipulate a machine or an account
  • Handle implies the possession of sufficient (or a specified degree of) skill in managing or operating with or as with the hands to handle a tool or a problem