To hand over

To hand over
Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Handed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Handing}.] 1. To give, pass, or transmit with the hand; as, he handed them the letter. [1913 Webster]

2. To lead, guide, or assist with the hand; to conduct; as, to hand a lady into a carriage. [1913 Webster]

3. To manage; as, I hand my oar. [Obs.] --Prior. [1913 Webster]

4. To seize; to lay hands on. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

5. To pledge by the hand; to handfast. [R.] [1913 Webster]

6. (Naut.) To furl; -- said of a sail. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

{To hand down}, to transmit in succession, as from father to son, or from predecessor to successor; as, fables are handed down from age to age; to forward to the proper officer (the decision of a higher court); as, the Clerk of the Court of Appeals handed down its decision.

{To hand over}, to yield control of; to surrender; to deliver up. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Hand over head — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • hand over someone — hand over (someone/something) to give someone or something to someone else. The prisoners were handed over to the marshals to be taken to another jail to serve their sentences. The old man handed his passport over …   New idioms dictionary


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