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handled

verb , past tense of handle

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1 to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently
  • as host of a live TV talk show, she must handle any situation that comes up
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2 to behave toward in a stated way
  • handles all requests professionally, even when customers are rude
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3 to control the mechanical operation of
  • learned how to handle basic woodworking power tools
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operated, ran (also chiefly dialectal run), worked (or wrought)

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4 to look after and make decisions about
  • she takes care of the flower beds, and he handles all the lawn care
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6 to be in charge of
  • I'll be handling the team's workouts while the leader is on vacation
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