Dictionary Results for handicap


1. handicap - noun

· the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"

Synonym(s): disability, disablement, impairment

Hypernym(s): unfitness, softness




2. handicap - noun

· advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning

Hypernym(s): advantage, vantage




3. handicap - noun

· something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

Synonym(s): hindrance, hinderance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check

Hypernym(s): difficulty




4. handicap - verb

· injure permanently; "He was disabled in a car accident"

Synonym(s): disable, invalid, incapacitate

Hypernym(s): injure, wound




5. handicap - verb

· attempt to forecast the winner (especially in a horse race) and assign odds for or against a contestant

Hypernym(s): bias




6. handicap - verb

· put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"

Synonym(s): hinder, hamper

Hypernym(s): disadvantage, disfavor, disfavour





Word Search

The only site you need for word puzzles, home work, anagrams and scrabble games. The best site for two word anagram solutions.
   
UNSCRAMBLE-ANAGRAM
Enter the letters to get anagrams for the word
One Word Two Word
DICTIONARY
Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and related words
 
CROSSWORD FINDER
Enter the word below with '?' to indicate missing letters
RHYME
Enter the word to find the rhymes
 
FIND
Enter the letters of the beginning, middle or end of the word.

Beginning End Middle
Advertisement

Advertisement 2