handicap

All Noun Verb
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  • Surviving game records show that he played a large number of handicap games.
  • Handicap go is the traditional form of teaching given to go players.
  • When the difference in strength is one rank, no handicap stone is given.
  • At the present your lack of experience probably handicaps you a little. Cited from Burned Bridges, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • The idea is to find a handicap where each player wins about half the time.
  • However, he soon found it extremely difficult to work in a team due to his handicaps.
  • He never fully recovered and remained heavily handicapped for the rest of his life.
  • It could also be a one-on-three/four handicap match.
  • She often looked after her younger brother John, who was born with a mental handicap.
  • The fear of defeat handicaps many a purpose before it is put to the test. Cited from The Family and it's Members, by Anna Garlin Spencer
  • She integrated handicapped children into her program which was unknown at that time.
  • She still holds the women's high goal handicap record today.
  • But of all handicaps the most serious by far was the lack of capital. Cited from The Iron Trail, by Rex Beach
  • In it she showed how large this labor force had become, and how many handicaps there were.
  • I wonder you don't put her into some of the great Spring Handicaps! Cited from Guy Livingstone, by George A. Lawrence
  • It was here that he met with the accident that handicapped him for life.
  • Its main areas of action are health, education, the handicapped, the community, culture and sports.
  • Those can be used to escape a fight by giving it to the enemy which will be handicapped.
  • Yet, in the face of these handicaps, a considerable market has developed. Cited from The War After the War, by Isaac Frederick Marcosson
  • He concluded that no actor would turn down the chance to play a character with a handicap.
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Meaning of handicap

  • noun Advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning
  • verb Attempt to forecast the winner (especially in a horse race) and assign odds for or against a contestant
  • verb Put at a disadvantage
    The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements