the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip" Synonyms: grip, handgrip, hold,
act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China" Synonyms: cover, treat, plow, deal, address,
touch, lift, or hold with the hands; "Don''t handle the merchandise" Synonyms: palm,
handle effectively; "The burglar wielded an axe"; "The young violinist didn''t manage her bow very well" Synonyms: wield, manage,
show and train; "The prize-winning poodle was handled by Mrs. Priscilla Prescott"
be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can''t handle nuts"; "She managed her parents'' affairs after they got too old" Synonyms: manage, deal, care,
interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently" Synonyms: treat, do by,