Definition of Handing over

1. Noun. The act of passing something to another person.

Exact synonyms: Passage
Generic synonyms: Bringing, Delivery
Specialized synonyms: Relay
Derivative terms: Pass



Definition of Handing over

1. Verb. (present participle of hand over) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Handing Over

handicraftman
handicraftmen
handicrafts
handicraftsman
handicraftsmen
handier
handiest
handily
handiness
handinesses
handing
handing down
handing in
handing off
handing out
handing over (current term)
handiron
handirons
handism
handiwork
handiworks
handjar
handjars
handjobs
handkercher
handkerchers
handkerchief
handkerchief codes

Literary usage of Handing over

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1. Treaties and Agreements with and Concerning China, 1894-1919: A Collection by John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1921)
"Agreement for the handing over by Japan of the ... The date of handing over is fixed as the 40th year of Meiji, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Note the wooden castle on a mound, and the knight handing over the keys on his lance tip. 2. The funeral of Edward the Confessor at Westminster Abbey. 3. ..."

3. The Law of Wills by Isaac Fletcher Redfield (1877)
"The executor during minority is discharged by handing over the assets to the infant executor when he comes of age. 9. Where several executors are under age, ..."

4. The Law Journal Reports: New Series (1885)
"... transfer of the bill of lading have a greater effect, contrary to the parties' intention, than the handing over of the chattels themselves would have? ..."

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