hand over

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

hand over

transitive verb

Definition of HAND OVER

:  to yield control of
hand·over \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>

First Known Use of HAND OVER

1864

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