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hands over

verb , present tense third-person singular of hand over

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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
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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
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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
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4 to shift possession of (something) from one person to another
  • hand over that screwdriver, will you please?
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