The definition of a handle is a part of something used for holding it.(noun)
An example of a handle is the part of the suitcase that one holds.
Handle is defined as to hold or deal with something.(verb)
See handle in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME handil < OE handle (akin to Du handel) < hand, hand
Origin: ME handlien < OE handlian
See handle in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb han·dled, han·dling, han·dles verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English handelen
Origin: , from Old English handlian.
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