hand on
transitive verb Date: 1865 hand down

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hand on — index bequeath, descend, transfer, transmit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hand on — transitive verb : hand down 1 the father handed on his good reputation to his son handed on the tradition of French classical painting to the generation who followed him Robert Richman * * * ˌhand ˈon [transitive] [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hand on — v. (D; tr.) to hand on to (to hand on traditions to the next generation) * * * [ hænd ɒn] (D; tr.) to hand on to (to hand on traditions to the next generation) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • hand on — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms hand on : present tense I/you/we/they hand on he/she/it hands on present participle handing on past tense handed on past participle handed on British to give someone something that was given to you I decided… …   English dictionary

  • hand on — Synonyms and related words: abalienate, add a codicil, alien, alienate, amortize, assign, barter, bequeath, broadcast, carry over, cede, communicate, confer, consign, convey, deed, deed over, deliver, demise, deport, devise, devolve upon, diffuse …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hand on — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. pass on, bequeath, hand down; see give 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To convey (something) from one generation to the next: bequeath, hand down, pass (along or on), transmit. See GIVE. II verb See hand …   English dictionary for students

  • hand on — PHRASAL VERB If you hand something on, you give it or transfer it to another person, often someone who replaces you. [V P n (not pron)] The government is criticised for not handing on information about missing funds... [be V ed P to n] His… …   English dictionary

  • hand on — {v.} To pass along to the next person who should have it. * /Everyone in class should read this, so when you have finished, please hand it on./ * /In the early days, news was handed on from one person to another./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hand on — {v.} To pass along to the next person who should have it. * /Everyone in class should read this, so when you have finished, please hand it on./ * /In the early days, news was handed on from one person to another./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hand\ on — v To pass along to the next person who should have it. Everyone in class should read this, so when you have finished, please hand it on. In the early days, news was handed on from one person to another …   Словарь американских идиом

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