Thesaurus

handovers

noun
plural of handover

Synonyms & Antonyms of handovers

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 for handovers

Words Related to handovers

Near Antonyms for handovers

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about handovers

Cite this Entry

“Handovers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/handovers. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on handovers

Nglish: Translation of handovers for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of handovers for Arabic Speakers

Comments on handovers

What made you want to look up handovers? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Here Be Dragons: A Creature Identification Quiz

  • monster werewolf photo
  • Which is a synonym of werewolf?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!