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hand over

  

      vb   tr, adv  
1    to surrender possession of; transfer  
      n  
  handover  
2    a transfer, surrender  
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hand over

  
  
deliver, donate, fork out or up     (slang)   present, release, surrender, transfer, turn over, yield  

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hand  
      n  
1    fist, hook, meathook     (slang)   mitt     (slang)   palm, paw     (informal)  
2    agency, direction, influence, part, participation, share  
3    aid, assistance, help, support  
4    artificer, artisan, craftsman, employee, hired man, labourer, operative, worker, workman  
5    calligraphy, chirography, handwriting, longhand, penmanship, script  
6    clap, ovation, round of applause  
7    ability, art, artistry, skill  
8    at or on hand      approaching, at one's fingertips, available, close, handy, imminent, just round the corner, near, nearby, on tap     (informal)   ready, within reach  
9    from hand to mouth      by necessity, improvidently, in poverty, insecurely, on the breadline     (informal)   precariously, uncertainly  
10    hand in glove      allied, in cahoots     (informal)   in league, in partnership  
11    hand over fist      by leaps and bounds, easily, steadily, swiftly  
12    in hand:     
a    in order, receiving attention, under control  
b    available for use, in reserve, put by, ready  
      vb  
13    deliver, hand over, pass  
14    aid, assist, conduct, convey, give, guide, help, lead, present, transmit  


dab hand     
ace     (informal)   adept, buff     (informal)   dabster     (dialect)   expert, hotshot     (informal)   maven     (U.S.)   past master, whizz     (informal)   wizard  
first-hand     
direct, straight from the horse's mouth  
free hand  
      n   authority, blank cheque, carte blanche, discretion, freedom, latitude, liberty, scope  
hand down      , on  
bequeath, give, grant, pass on or down, transfer, will  
hand-me-down  
      adj   cast-off, handed down, inherited, passed on, reach-me-down     (informal)   second-hand, used, worn  
hand-out  
1    alms, charity, dole  
2    bulletin, circular, free sample, leaflet, literature     (informal)   mailshot, press release  
hand out     
deal out, disburse, dish out     (informal)   dispense, disseminate, distribute, give out, mete  
hand over     
deliver, donate, fork out or up     (slang)   present, release, surrender, transfer, turn over, yield  
hand-picked     
choice, chosen, elect, elite, recherché, select, selected  
  
Antonyms     
   haphazard, indiscriminate, random, run-of-the-mill, wholesale  
old hand     
expert, old soldier, old-timer, one of the old school, past master, veteran  
second-hand  
1   
      adj   handed down, hand-me-down     (informal)   nearly new, reach-me-down     (informal)   used  
2   
      adv   at second-hand, indirectly, on the grapevine     (informal)  
sleight of hand     
adroitness, artifice, dexterity, legerdemain, manipulation, prestidigitation, skill  
upper hand     
advantage, ascendancy, control, dominion, edge, mastery, superiority, supremacy, sway, whip hand  

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n.
a technology item that a young person no longer uses and hands over to an older person, after having purchased a last generation product
[Bus.];[Tech.]
n.
hand gesture of approval
exp.
worry about something; be concerned about smth. (to the point of not being able to fall asleep)
n.
proprietary rights over virtual assets
[Tech.]
n.
ظاهر او باين على وجهك
n.
look at, look over, examine, evaluate
slang
v.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
n.
Marriage between a man of royal or noble birth and a woman of lesser status, with the stipulation that wife and children have no claims to his titles or possessions or dignity. Still common at the beginning of the 20th C., the practice is now rare. Syn. Morganatic marriage, marriage of the left hand
[Hist.] So-called, because at the nuptial ceremony the husband gives his left hand to the bride, rather than his right, when saying, “I take thee for my wedded wife.”
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
n.
a leaky tap that tends to spray water over ones trousers whenever used.
exp.
informal term used to describe the flab in the abdominal area rolling over tight clothes
from the resemblance with a muffin whose top exceeds the margins of the paper it is baked in
adj.
when a shop is boarded up, it means it is no longer in business and that wooden planks have been nailed over its windows.
one in seven shops in the UK are boarded up
n.
a large pocket of very cold air, typically the coldest air in the Northern Hemisphere, which sits over the polar region.
n.
a business model in which goods or services are shared, swapped, or rented over networks, rather than being owned by individuals
Ex: Airbnb, the peer-to-peer accomodation marketplace Related to the concept of "sharing economy"
exp.
expression used for warning that, although something seems to be over, settled, new events that could change the situation may occur
syn.: "it ain't over till it's over"
n.
sigle of "Air Launched Cruise Missile" that can find his target electronically by his own means at a long distance according to a memorized map of the landscape he has to pass over
can also be launched from the soil or the sea. they can be reprogrammed or destroyed during the fly by the "sender"
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