What is another word for hand down?

Pronunciation: [hˈand dˈa͡ʊn] (IPA)

When we talk about the phrase "hand down", it generally refers to the act of passing down something from one generation to another, such as family heirlooms or traditions. However, there are several synonyms for this phrase, including "bequeath", "pass along", "transmit", "convey", and "give over". Each of these words implies a transfer of ownership or responsibility from one person to another. Whether it's the passing down of a family business or an item of sentimental value, using any of these synonyms can help to add a touch of variety and nuance to your language.

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What are the hypernyms for Hand down?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Hand down?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for hand down (as verbs)

Famous quotes with Hand down

  • It is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours.
    John F. Kennedy
  • To waste, to destroy, our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed.
    Theodore Roosevelt
  • A lot of things were lucky," said Daddy, and suddenly, while they were walking along, brought his hand down on John's shoulder and gave it a bit of a squeeze. "You'll be a seaman yet, my son." And John, for one dreadful moment, felt that something was going wrong with his eyes. A sort of wetness, and hotness... Partly salt... Pleased though he was, he found himself biting his lower lip pretty hard, and looking the other way.
    Arthur Ransome
  • Then Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh walked hand in hand down the forest path and they said goodbye. So they went off together. But wherever they go, and whatever happens to them on the way, in that enchanted place on the top of the forest a little boy and his bear will always be playing.
    A. A. Milne
  • Living in the midst of a most interesting geological district, his quick appreciation could not fail to be struck with its interesting characteristics. As on his professional visits, he rode or drove over the South Downs and Weald of Sussex, he was continually searching for the organic treasures imbedded in the quarries or lying by the roadside, which afforded him an inexhaustible source of delight and instruction; and he thus accumulated materials which eventually enabled him to establish the fresh-water character of the Wealden,—a discovery which alone will hand down his name to the latest posterity as one of the great founders of the science of Geology,—and brought together the fragments of fossil bones which afterwards gave him the power of building up the skeletons of those gigantic reptiles, the hyleosaurus, iguanodon, pelorosaurus, and others, with which he astonished and delighted, not only the public generally, but the scientific world. The number of specimens so collected amounted to upwards of 1,200, and with these he founded the Mantellian Museum, which was visited, while he lived at Lewes, by the most eminent men of the day; among others by Baron Cuvier, and by the Royal Princes. This collection he afterwards removed to Brighton, when he went to reside there, and he made great efforts to have it established in the county from the strata of which it had been gathered, as the nucleus of a local geological museum, but the requisite funds were not forthcoming, and it was ultimately sold to the British Museum...
    Gideon Mantell

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