Meaning of “handle” - Learner’s Dictionary

handle

verb [ T ] uk us /ˈhændl/
DEAL WITH

B1 to deal with something:

He handled the situation very well.
This office handles thousands of enquiries every day.
TOUCH

to touch, hold, or pick up something:

You must wash your hands before handling food.
BUY

to buy and sell goods:

He's been charged with handling stolen goods.

(Definition of “handle verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)