Translation of "handle" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /ˈhæn·dl/ us /ˈhæn·dəl/ present participle handling, past tense and past participle handled

B1 to deal with or be in charge of something

lidar com, cuidar de, ocupar-se de
He handled the situation very well.
Who handles the marketing in your company?

to touch, hold, or pick up something

You must wash your hands before handling food.
noun uk /ˈhæn·dl/ us /ˈhæn·dəl/

the part of something that you use to hold it or open it

maçaneta, alça, asa, cabo
a door handle
the handle on a suitcase

(Translation of “handle” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)