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Engelsk navneord: handle

1. handle (om genstand) the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe grabbed the hammer by the handle.
It was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)grip, handgrip, hold


Mindre specifikke termerappendage


Mere specifikke termerax handle, axe handle, broom handle, broomstick, crop, gunstock, haft, helve, hilt, hoe handle, knob, mop handle, panhandle, pommel, pommel, rake handle, saddlebow, stock, stock


Omfatter disse specifikke termershank, stem


Omfatter disse overordnede termeraspergill, aspersorium, baggage, baseball bat, bat, briefcase, brush, carpet beater, carrycot, cart, cheese cutter, coffee cup, coffeepot, cricket bat, cutlery, eating utensil, edge tool, faucet, French telephone, frying pan, frypan, go-cart, hand tool, handbarrow, handcart, handlebar, handset, ladle, luggage, lumber, mug, pushcart, racket, racquet, rug beater, saucepan, skillet, spatula, spigot, teacup, umbrella, watering can, watering pot


Engelsk udsagnsord: handle

1. handle (om adfærd) be in charge of, act on, or dispose of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI can deal with this crew of workers.
This blender can't handle nuts.
She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)care, deal, manage


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercommand, control


Mere specifikke termeradminister, administrate, carry on, come to grips, conduct, coordinate, deal, direct, dispose of, get to grips, juggle, mind, misconduct, mishandle, mismanage, organise, organize, process, take care, touch, work

2. handle (om adfærd) interact in a certain way


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDo right by her.
Treat him with caution, please.
Handle the press reporters gently.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)do by, treat


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerinteract


Mere specifikke termerabuse, baby, bemock, brutalise, brutalize, cocker, coddle, cosset, criminalize, cut, disregard, do well by, featherbed, gloss over, handle with kid gloves, ignore, ill-treat, ill-use, indulge, maltreat, mistreat, mock, mollycoddle, nurse, pamper, ride roughshod, rough-house, run roughshod, skate over, skimp over, slur over, smooth over, snub, spoil, step, strong-arm, upstage, wrong


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningaddress, cover, deal, handle, plow, treat, treat

3. handle (om kommunikation) act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis book deals with incest.
The course covered all of Western Civilization.
The new book treats the history of China.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)address, cover, deal, plow, treat


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbroach, initiate


Mere specifikke termerdiscourse, discuss, talk about, theologise, theologize


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcomprehend, cover, do by, embrace, encompass, handle, treat

4. handle (om relation) touch, lift, or hold with the hands


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDon't handle the merchandise.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)palm


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termertouch


Mere specifikke termerfield, fumble, manhandle, manipulate

5. handle (om relation) handle effectively


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe burglar wielded an axe.
The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)manage, wield


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termermanipulate


Mere specifikke termerply, pump, sweep, swing, swing out

6. handle (om følelse) show and train


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe prize-winning poodle was handled by Mrs. Priscilla Prescott.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercontrol, keep in line, manipulate









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