hand over

verb
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of hand over

transitive verb
:to yield control of

handover

play \ˈhan-ˌdō-vər\ noun

Examples of hand over in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of hand over

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