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hand over

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hand over

  1. 1 to give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress the police officer ordered the suspect to hand over his weapons Synonyms of hand over cede, cough up, deliver, give up, surrender, lay down, relinquish, render, turn in, turn over, yieldWords Related to hand over commit, consign, entrust (also intrust), transfer; forfeit, release, waive; abnegate, renounce, resign; abandon, desert, discard, forsake, part (with), shedNear Antonyms of hand over keep, retain, withhold

  2. 2 to put (something) into the possession of someone for use or consumption in response to a desperate plea, we handed over all our extra blankets and pillows to the homeless shelter Synonyms of hand over deliver, feed, give, hand, furnish, provide, supplyWords Related to hand over ply (with); administer, allocate, apportion, deal (out), dispense, distribute, dole out, mete (out), parcel (out), portion, prorate; assign, cede, deed, make over, transferNear Antonyms of hand over conserve, keep up, maintain, preserve, saveAntonyms of hand over hold (back), keep (back), reserve, retain, withhold

  3. 3 to put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another handed over their valuables to the desk clerk, who put them in the hotel safe Synonyms of hand over commend, commit, confide, consign, delegate, deliver, entrust (also intrust), give over, hand, give, leave, pass, recommend, repose, transfer, transmit, trust, turn over, vestWords Related to hand over confer, grant; assign, deal (out), dispense, disperse, distribute, divide; hand in, release, relinquish, submit, surrender, turn in, yield; bequeath, hand down, hand on, will; advance, lend, loan; furnish, supply; recommit, redeliver, regive, retransfer, retransmitNear Antonyms of hand over detain, hold back, reserve, withhold; own, possess; accept, receive, take in; occupy, take, take overAntonyms of hand over hold, keep, retain

  4. 4 to shift possession of (something) from one person to another hand over that screwdriver, will you please? Synonyms of hand over buck, hand, pass, reach, transferWords Related to hand over relay; bear, carry; finger, handle, paw; cede, deliver, give, give up, release, relinquish, render, surrender, turn over, yield


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