Student Thesaurus

One entry found for hand over.
Entry Word: hand over
Function: verb
Text: 1 to give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress <told him to hand over the donut that he'd snuck from the box> -- see SURRENDER 1
2 to put (something) into the possession of someone for use or consumption <in response to a desperate plea, we handed over all our extra blankets and pillows to the shelter> -- see FURNISH 2
3 to put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another <handed over their valuables to the desk clerk who put them in the hotel safe> -- see GIVE 2
4 to shift possession of (something) from one person to another <hand over that screwdriver, will you please?> -- see PASS 1