hand on - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] British
present tense
I/you/we/theyhand on
he/she/ithands on
present participlehanding on
past tensehanded on
past participlehanded on
  1. to give someone something that was given to you

    I decided not to hand this information on to the police.

    The farm will be handed on to his son.

See also main entry: hand