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hand over

verb

Definition of hand over

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to yield control of

hand·over play \ˈhan-ˌdō-vər\ noun


Examples of hand over

  1. <the police officer ordered the suspect to hand over his weapons>

  2. <in response to a desperate plea, we handed over all our extra blankets and pillows to the homeless shelter>



1864

First Known Use of hand over

1864


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