Definisi 'handicap'
English to English
noun
1 the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
Example:
• reading disability
• hearing impairment
source: wordnet30
2 advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning
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3 something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
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4 An allowance of a certain amount of time or distance in starting, granted in a race to the competitor possessing inferior advantages; or an additional weight or other hindrance imposed upon the one possessing superior advantages, in order to equalize, as much as possible, the chances of success; as, the handicap was five seconds, or ten pounds, and the like.
source: webster1913
verb
5 injure permanently
Example:
• He was disabled in a car accident
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6 attempt to forecast the winner (especially in a horse race) and assign odds for or against a contestant
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7 put at a disadvantage
Example:
• The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements
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8 To encumber with a handicap in any contest; hence, in general, to place at disadvantage; as, the candidate was heavily handicapped.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
deter, discourage, hamper, hinder, advantage, vantage, difficulty, softness, unfitness, injure, disadvantage, penalty, scratch, albatross, millstone, bind, bandy leg, hock,
Related Word(s)
handicapped, handicap,

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