Handle and Receive


Handle verb - To deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently.

Receive is an antonym for handle in manage topic.

Nearby Words: hand, handled, handling, handler, handhold


Receive verb - To offer entrance (as to a place, school, or privilege) to.

Handle is an antonym for receive.

Common collocations

power handle power receive power
kind handle kind receive kind
amount handle amount receive amount
number handle number receive number
Other words: death, time, money, information, punishment, powers.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Exit Fate Each unit leader can handle each job more or less well; units using a job their leader isn't good at receive a penalty.
  • Just type the handle of the troper you want to send it to, and they will receive it along with a PM.
  • Noodle Incident / Newspaper Comics In one strip, Calvin's parents receive a phone call from a neighbour that Calvin is running in her yard naked and tied to Hobbes (which is actually explained in the strip itself), and Dad asks Mom to handle it, as he was the one who "got the little nudist out of her bird bath".
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