handled handled  /ˈhæn dəld/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having a usually specified type of handle

Usage(s):

  1. All further steps will be handled by the Mexican lawyer.
  2. I went to see the attorney, who told me that he had handled about 20 homicides but that Abu-Jamal demanded a political rather than legal defense.
  3. But experts say the new discoveries are very serious and should be handled in public.

News

  1. No charges to be brought against Joel Madden in marijuana incident

    SYDNEY, June 12 (UPI) -- Musician Joel Madden said he appreciated how police "handled the situation" when he was kicked out of a hotel in Australia this week.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Officials: suspicious package situation handled no differently

    Local officials say a situation involving a suspicious package in downtown Iowa City on Sunday evening was handled no differently.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Daily Iowan

  3. Ruling expected next month on NFL concussions lawsuit

    The NFL wants the lawsuits handled in arbitration, not in a Philadelphia court, where the lawsuits were filed. More than 4,200 players have sued the league claiming in their lawsuits that the NFL knowingly hid the known risks of concussions and rushed players back into the game.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

Quotes

  1. "I think that when you look at how we have handled the home foreclosure situation and whether we've done enough in terms of helping families on the ground who may have lost their homes because they lost their jobs or because they got sick, we...
    on Jan 10, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Naturally I feel embarrassed at the way that we won and feel extremely sorry for the Irish who definitely deserve to be in South Africa," Henry added. "I have said at the time and I will say again that 'yes' I handled the ball. I am not a...
    on Nov 20, 2009 By: Thierry Henry Source: CNN

  3. "He was a young boy in many ways, still a boy when he left Perth and got into this whirlwind of his career," Armfield told ABC radio. "He handled his career incredibly well - he made a decision about four years ago to stop being led by...
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Neil Armfield Source: TVNZ

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