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Meaning of HANDBOOK

Pronunciation:  'hand`bûk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location
 

HANDBOOK is a 8 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: enchiridion, vade mecum
 
 See Also: bible, book of facts, guide, guidebook, manual, ready reckoner, reckoner, reference, reference book, reference work

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hand"book`\, n. [Hand + book; cf. AS. handb[=o]c, or
G. handbuch.]
A book of reference, to be carried in the hand; a manual; a
guidebook.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ante, Baedeker, bet, bibliography, book, business directory, catalog, checklist, chunk, city directory, classified directory, compendium, cookbook, cookery book, directory, enchiridion, field guide, finding list, gradus, guide, guidebook, handlist, hazard, how-to book, index, itinerary, manual, nature book, parlay, phone book, play, reference book, road map, roadbook, shot, stake, telephone book, telephone directory, travel book, vade mecum, wager, Yellow Pages
 

 

 

 

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