handicap 的 2 个定义
- a race or other contest in which certain disadvantages or advantages of weight, distance, time, etc., are placed upon competitors to equalize their chances of winning.
- the disadvantage or advantage itself.
- any disadvantage that makes success more difficult: The main handicap of our business is lack of capital.
- Sometimes Offensive. a physical or mental disability making participation in certain of the usual activities of daily living more difficult.
- to place at a disadvantage; disable or burden: He was handicapped by his injured ankle.
- to subject to a disadvantageous handicap, as a competitor of recognized superiority.
- to assign handicaps to.
- Sports. to attempt to predict the winner of, as by comparing past performances of the contestants.to assign odds for or against to win a contest or series of contests: He handicapped the Yankees at 2-to-1 to take the series from the Cardinals.
handicap 的近义词 22 个
- stumbling block
- psychological baggage
handicap 的反义词 10 个
- Faced with that handicap, even with good writing and performances, it’s hard for a movie to be anything but a bummer.
- If the horses hold true to form, this one won’t be tough to handicap.
- Floor plates will extend from the center to the outside perimeter in various configurations, offering what looks to be a warren of green zones and sitting areas, as well as handicap access to the exterior of the building.
- That could prove a severe handicap as the president-elect’s team prepares to take office amid a slew of threats from digital adversaries, including Russia, China and Iran.
- Dwayne’s at a little bit of a handicap because he’s only been in the system a year, where Kyle’s been in it for three.
- “Lack of forward firing ordnance in a CAS supporting aircraft is a major handicap,” he added.
- Unprepared, and a laughingstock because of his handicap, Yarvi is bullied on every front—even by his mother.
- If the rest of us have had trouble catching up to Robespierre and crew, well, we are starting from a bit of a handicap.
- The handicap, after some needling back and forth, was fixed at eight strokes.
- McLean listened to the stranger's mild appeal for a ten-stroke handicap.
- An absence of ducats, coupled with the necessity of getting my handicap down to ten, has prevented my speaking ere this.
- We have laboured under a terrible handicap owing to an almost fatal departure from the Swadeshi spirit.
- The event of the season was the handicap race for the Cup given by the Queen, which took place on August 10.
- He might yet accomplish big things although he was under a terrific handicap—and he might not.
- It is a great handicap having no one to look after things down there.