Definition of hand over in English:

hand over

phrasal verb

  • Pass responsibility to someone else.

    ‘he will soon hand over to a new director’
    • ‘"It really is time for me to hand over to the next generation.’
    • ‘However, after seven years, the time has come for me to hand over to a new Chair who can build on those achievements.’
    pass, hand on, send on, transfer, remit, direct, leave, commit, entrust, assign
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