handle - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈhænd(ə)l/
singularhandle
pluralhandles
  1. 1
    the part of a door or window that you use for opening it

    She turned the handle and pushed the door open.

    1. a.
      the part of an object that you hold in your hand when you use it
  2. 2
    very informal someone’s name