Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) handle, grip, handgrip, hold (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"
- S: (v) manage, deal, care, handle (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"
- S: (v) treat, handle, do by (interact in a certain way) "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
- S: (v) cover, treat, handle, plow, deal, address (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"
- S: (v) handle, palm (touch, lift, or hold with the hands) "Don't handle the merchandise"
- S: (v) wield, handle, manage (handle effectively) "The burglar wielded an axe"; "The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well"
- S: (v) handle (show and train) "The prize-winning poodle was handled by Mrs. Priscilla Prescott"