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1. handle

verb. ['ˈhændəl'] be in charge of, act on, or dispose of.

Synonyms

  • mismanage
  • come to grips
  • misconduct
  • touch
  • conduct
  • care
  • coordinate
  • take care
  • organize
  • mind
  • work
  • process
  • organise
  • command
  • deal
  • mishandle
  • administer
  • direct
  • administrate
  • juggle
  • dispose of
  • manage
  • get to grips
  • carry on

Antonyms

  • disorganize
  • starve
  • bore
  • disunion

Etymology

  • handel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • handlen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • handlian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Crank Handle

  • vanhandel
  • mishandle
  • scandal
  • krandall
  • crandell
  • crandall
  • brandle
  • brandl
  • brandel
  • yandle
  • yandell
  • vandal
  • sandal
  • randol
  • randle
  • randel
  • randall
  • randal
  • mandle
  • mandl
  • mandell
  • mandel
  • kandel
  • handel
  • fandel
  • candle
  • bandel
  • andel
  • andal

Example sentences of the word crank-handle


1. Noun Phrase
Weld a 6-inch-long piece of the 1/2-inch pipe in the other hole to serve as the crank handle.

2. Noun Phrase
Insert the crank handle of the machine into the hole near the rollers.

3. Noun Phrase
Move the crank handle from the roller hole to the hole on the cutting attachment.

2. handle

verb. ['ˈhændəl'] interact in a certain way.

Synonyms

  • cocker
  • mistreat
  • abuse
  • mock
  • skimp over
  • indulge
  • ignore
  • interact
  • gloss over
  • step
  • address
  • slur over
  • cover
  • criminalize
  • do by
  • brutalise
  • ill-use
  • deal
  • pamper
  • wrong
  • treat
  • bemock
  • ride roughshod
  • skate over
  • ill-treat
  • brutalize
  • nurse
  • snub
  • coddle
  • spoil
  • strong-arm
  • run roughshod
  • smooth over
  • cut
  • rough-house
  • cosset
  • handle with kid gloves
  • maltreat
  • upstage
  • plow
  • baby
  • mollycoddle
  • disregard
  • featherbed

Antonyms

  • noncomprehensive
  • man
  • push
  • genuine

Etymology

  • handel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • handlen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • handlian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. handle

noun. ['ˈhændəl'] the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it.

Synonyms

  • ladle
  • stock
  • racket
  • aspergill
  • handgrip
  • briefcase
  • knob
  • cutlery
  • frypan
  • spatula
  • appendage
  • gunstock
  • cheese cutter
  • frying pan
  • ax handle
  • broom handle
  • aspersorium
  • skillet
  • saddlebow
  • luggage
  • handlebar
  • handset
  • racquet
  • handbarrow
  • stem
  • broomstick
  • teacup
  • mop handle
  • watering pot
  • hold
  • rake handle
  • lumber
  • bat
  • hand tool
  • brush
  • crop
  • hoe handle
  • edge tool
  • baseball bat
  • hilt
  • grip
  • umbrella
  • watering can
  • pommel
  • spigot
  • cricket bat
  • axe handle
  • saucepan
  • baggage
  • handcart
  • French telephone
  • rug beater
  • coffeepot
  • carrycot
  • cart
  • carpet beater
  • eating utensil
  • faucet
  • mug
  • pushcart
  • panhandle
  • haft
  • go-cart
  • helve
  • shank

Antonyms

  • overstock
  • understock
  • irregular
  • disrepute

Etymology

  • handel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • handlen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • handlian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. handle

verb. ['ˈhændəl'] act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression.

Synonyms

  • treat
  • talk about
  • address
  • cover
  • discuss
  • encompass
  • theologise
  • do by
  • comprehend
  • plow
  • embrace
  • deal
  • initiate
  • discourse
  • broach

Antonyms

  • rear
  • derestrict
  • deny
  • enable

Etymology

  • handel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • handlen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • handlian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. handle

verb. ['ˈhændəl'] touch, lift, or hold with the hands.

Synonyms

  • manhandle
  • field
  • fumble
  • palm
  • touch

Antonyms

  • lose
  • discontinue
  • let go of
  • defy

Etymology

  • handel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • handlen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • handlian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. handle

verb. ['ˈhændəl'] handle effectively.

Synonyms

  • swing
  • manage
  • sweep
  • swing out
  • wield
  • pump
  • ply

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • start
  • let
  • uncover

Etymology

  • handel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • handlen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • handlian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. crank

noun. ['ˈkræŋk'] a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle.

Synonyms

  • starter
  • crank handle
  • starting handle

Antonyms

  • decelerate
  • black
  • heat
  • uncover

Etymology

  • cranc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. crank

verb. ['ˈkræŋk'] bend into the shape of a crank.

Synonyms

  • twist
  • deform
  • flex
  • turn

Antonyms

  • ride
  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • cranc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. crank

noun. ['ˈkræŋk'] an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant.

Synonyms

  • chicken feed
  • Methedrine
  • chalk
  • ice
  • amphetamine
  • meth
  • shabu
  • upper
  • methamphetamine hydrochloride
  • trash
  • controlled substance
  • deoxyephedrine
  • methamphetamine
  • pep pill
  • glass

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • side
  • bottom
  • flatter

Etymology

  • cranc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. crank

noun. ['ˈkræŋk'] a whimsically eccentric person.

Synonyms

  • eccentric person
  • flake
  • geek
  • oddball
  • crackpot
  • screwball
  • fruitcake
  • nut case
  • eccentric

Antonyms

  • stay
  • cheer
  • spread
  • practical

Etymology

  • cranc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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