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Noun: handout  'hand,awt
  1. An announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
    - press release, release
     
  2. A gift or portion (money, food, clothing, etc.) handed out, esp. to a needy person
     
  3. A worksheet, printout, leaflet, pamphlet etc. that is given out (usually by hand), e.g. for advertising or to accompany a lecture
Verb: hand out  hand awt
  1. Give to several people
    "The teacher handed out the exams";
    - distribute, give out, pass out

Derived forms: hands out, handed out, handing out, handouts

See also: hand

Type of: announcement, charity, gift, give, present, promulgation

Encyclopedia: Handout