Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “hand sth out”

See all translations

hand sth out

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with hand   /hænd/ us  
B1 to give something to each person in a group or place: The teacher asked her to hand out the worksheets. They stood on the street corner handing out leaflets.
More examples
Translations of “hand sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 分發,發放…
in Russian раздавать…
in Turkish dağıtmak, vermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分发,发放…
in Polish rozdawać coś…
(Definition of hand sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of hand sth out?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “hand sth out” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

be as cold as ice

to be extremely cold

Word of the Day

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More