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Synonyms and Antonyms of handover

  1. the usually forced yielding of one's person or possessions to the control of another <though the handover of my wallet was painful, it was better than getting shot by some trigger-happy punk> Synonyms capitulating, capitulation, cession, surrender, relinquishment, rendition, submission, submittingRelated Words acceptance, acquiescence, concession; compromise; appeasement, conciliation, reconcilement, reconciliation; capture, fallNear Antonyms resistance

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