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1. 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
2. That part of vessels, instruments, etc., which is held in the hand when used or moved, as the haft of a sword, the knob of a door, the bail of a kettle, etc.
3. 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
4. interact in a certain way
Do right by her|Treat him with caution, please|Handle the press reporters gently
5. 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
6. touch, lift, or hold with the hands
Don't handle the merchandise
7. handle effectively
The burglar wielded an axe|The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well
8. show and train
The prize-winning poodle was handled by Mrs. Priscilla Prescott
9. To touch; to feel with the hand; to use or hold with the hand.
10. To use the hands.