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Synonyms for handicap

Synonyms for handicap

a factor conducive to superiority and success

an unfavorable condition, circumstance, or characteristic

Synonyms for handicap

advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning

injure permanently

attempt to forecast the winner (especially in a horse race) and assign odds for or against a contestant

Related Words

put at a disadvantage

References in periodicals archive ?
This is not a bad requirement if it does not unnecessarily delay the award of an initial handicap.
I've learned that these are well-meaning, responsible citizens but [they] don't understand the legal meaning of handicap, in this context.
There were three other double-digit rises during last week, and 10lb hikes were handed out to Fairyhouse handicap winner Sister Blandina to a mark of 70, Tipperary handicap winner Lilly The Lioness to 63, and Naas handicap winner No Biggie to 65.
Handicap Committees are now recommended to review the performance of such players and to give due consideration to applying a handicap increase where applicable or required.
Although Lava Man could still rule the handicap horses here at age 6, trainer Doug O'Neill believes the gelding might be better on turf.
Aug 17: Teams of 4 Stableford format any combination of ladies/gents or mixed Handicap limit: men 24 (Va handicap) ladies 30 (7/8 handicap)
The development of the Dizziness Handicap Inventory.
Imagine that a highly restrictive vocational handicap prevailing in one environment could be totally eradicated in another environment.
What has changed since ADA's enactment is public recognition that legal redress for handicap discrimination is very much available--an increase in awareness that has in turn raised the probability of litigating.
If it is determined that there is no relationship between the misbehavior and the handicap, expulsion theoretically remains an option.
35pm - Irish Stallion Farms EBF Nursery Handicap 7f.
The 5-year-old gelding drew post 1 for the 11/4-mile race against (from the inside) Magnum, second to Lava Man in the Santa Anita Handicap; Seek Gold, 91-1 upsetter in Churchill Downs' Stephen Foster Handicap; Ace Blue, winless since the 2005 Mervyn LeRoy Handicap, and Super Frolic, still trying to build on his fourth in the Breeders' Cup Classic.
May 21: Couples Entrance fee: pounds 22 per couple Handicap limit: Gents 20 Ladies 30
Patients expressed their assessments of hearing function by completing two versions of the Hearing Disability and Handicap Scale (HDHS).
The rate of major neurodevelopmental handicap in the surfactant group is noticeably higher than that in either the control group or the nursery population in general," the researchers report, noting five children with major handicaps in the surfactant group compared with two in the control group.