Dispensation vs Handle - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between dispensation and handle
is that dispensation
is the act of dispensing or dealing out; distribution; often used of the distribution of good and evil by god to man, or more generically, of the acts and modes of his administration while handle
is a part of an object which is held in the hand when used or moved, as the haft of a sword, the knob of a door, the bail of a kettle, etc or handle
can be (slang) a name, nickname or pseudonym.
As a verb handle is
to use the hands.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
The act of dispensing or dealing out; distribution; often used of the distribution of good and evil by God to man, or more generically, of the acts and modes of his administration.
That which is dispensed, dealt out, or appointed; that which is enjoined or bestowed
A system of principles, promises, and rules ordained and administered; scheme; economy; as, the Patriarchal, Mosaic, and Christian dispensations.
The relaxation of a law in a particular case; permission to do something forbidden, or to omit doing something enjoined; specifically, in the Roman Catholic Church, exemption from some ecclesiastical law or obligation to God which a man has incurred of his own free will (oaths, vows, etc.).
From (etyl) handel, handle, from (etyl) .
A part of an object which is held in the hand when used or moved, as the haft of a sword, the knob of a door, the bail of a kettle, etc.
That of which use is made; an instrument for effecting a purpose (either literally or figuratively); a tool.
(Australia, New Zealand) A 10 fl oz (285 ml) glass of beer in the Northern Territory. See also pot, middy for other regional variations.
(American) A half-gallon (1.75-liter) bottle of alcohol.
(computing) A reference to an object or structure that can be stored in a variable.
- This article describes how to find the module name from the window handle .
- (gambling) The gross amount of wagering within a given period of time or for a given event at one of more establishments.
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- The daily handle of a Las Vegas casino is typically millions of dollars.
- (geography, Newfoundland, and, Labrador, rare) A point, an extremity of land.
- Handle of the Sug, Nfld.
- (textiles) The tactile qualities of a fabric, e.g., softness, firmness, elasticity, fineness, resilience, and other qualities perceived by touch.
- (topology) A topological space homeomorphic to a ball but viewed as a product of two lower-dimensional balls.
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* handlebar, handlebars
* love handle
From (etyl) handlen, from (etyl) .
To use the hands.
* Psalm 115:7:
To touch; to feel with the hand.
* Luke 24:39:
- They [idols made of gold and silver] have hands, but they handle not
To use or hold with the hand.
- Handle me, and see; for a spirit hath not flesh.
To manage in using, as a spade or a musket; to wield; often, to manage skillfully.
* Shakespeare, King Lear , IV-vi:
- About his altar, handling holy things
To accustom to the hand; to work upon, or take care of, with the hands.
* Sir W. Temple:
- That fellow handles his bow like a crowkeeper
To receive and transfer; to have pass through one's hands; hence, to buy and sell
- The hardness of the winters forces the breeders to house and handle their colts six months every year
To deal with; to make a business of.
* Jeremiah, 2:8:
- a merchant handles a variety of goods, or a large stock
- They that handle the law knew me not
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To treat; to use, well or ill.
* Shakespeare, Henry VI , Part I, I-iv:
To manage; to control; to practice skill upon.
* Shakespeare, Measure for Measure , V-i:
- How wert thou handled being prisoner
To use or manage in writing or speaking; to treat, as a theme, an argument, or an objection.
- You shall see how I'll handle her
(soccer) To touch the ball with the hand or arm; to commit handball.
- We will handle what persons are apt to envy others
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* to handle without gloves: (colloquial) See under glove
Originally Cornish-American, from (etyl) , later hanow (pronounced han'of'' or ''han'o ).
(slang) A name, nickname or pseudonym.