Examples of hand over in a Sentence
the police officer ordered the suspect to hand over his weapons
in response to a desperate plea, we handed over all our extra blankets and pillows to the homeless shelter
Recent Examples of hand over from the Web
The 38-year-old handed over his wallet, police said, and the two men fled.
The organization handed over the results of its investigation to HUAC, presaging the organizational cooperation that was a hallmark of McCarthyist Hollywood witch hunts.
McCain, who oversees the Pentagon on the Armed Services Committee, temporarily handed over the gavel this week to Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., who ran hearings on Middle East security issues.
After a few hours, they were taken to an office to provide fingerprints, sit for pictures and hand over their refugee cards.
By early 2016, Lehane and Fabiani handed over control of Main Street American Values to others after Lehane was hired as Airbnb’s chief of global policy.
Georges handed over the duties of running the family firm to Anne and devoted himself to his wife’s care.
The employee handed over money to the man, who carried it out in a white plastic shopping bag, according to the release.
The man couldn't provide a dowry, which were money, goods or real estate handed over to a husband from a bried-to-be’s family, for his daughters to get married, so St. Nicholas dropped gold coins down the chimney.
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hand over Synonyms
Synonymscede, cough up, deliver, give up, surrender, lay down, relinquish, render, turn in, turn over, yield
Antonymshold (back), keep (back), reserve, retain, withhold
Related Wordscommit, consign, entrust (also intrust), transfer; forfeit, release, waive; abnegate, renounce, resign; abandon, desert, discard, forsake, part (with), shed
Near Antonymskeep, retain, withhold
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