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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

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will next Among the most signifi-cant changes in the 2016 edition of the manual are the following: Dates: The |handicap year will now follow the calendar year, January 1 to December 31, and a player's handicap will be based on scores returned within that period.
Currently, the only stipulation to qualify for a handicap mark is that a horse must run three times, but it can be in France, Britain or Ireland.
6 course rating, iSandbagger tells us his course handicap is 4, his course handicap score is 81, his expected average score is 84, and his 81 that day is only likely to happen 1 out of 5 times.
June 18: Men's Senior Open (Minimum age 60) 4bbb Stableford Handicap limit: 24 (Va handicap)
Three months ago a bid for the Big 'Cap would have been laughable, but Truly a Judge's climb through the ranks produced front-running victories in December's Native Diver Handicap and January's San Gabriel and - in the 43rd start of his career - a second to Lundy's Liability in the February's San Antonio.
Of all vocational handicaps, the potential for a diminished worklife often poses the greatest threat to an individual's future earning capacity.
Development of a clinical tool for the measurement of the severity of hearing disabilities and handicaps.
GolfServ's Portable GameTrack is the first of its kind software to allow golfers to score their rounds on the popular Palm OS(TM) handheld organizers and upload their scores automatically into an electronic handicap system.
After evaluating the entries for the meetings at Cheltenham andWetherby, a juvenile novice hurdle, originally the last race on the Cheltenham card, was moved out of the TV schedule to allow a novice handicap hurdle to form the last leg of the bet at 3.
The proposal seems certain to get a much easier passage than the troubled National Computerised Handicapping system, the effort to register all the men's handicaps on a central computer.
He said there were new regulations, and nowhere did he see anything about polio being a handicap that qualified for free mailing.
Specific handicaps include occupational, social integration, and economic self-sufficiency handicaps (WHO, 1980).
The children were checked for neurological handicaps by a variety of measures, including the Bayley Scale of Infant Development, which assesses cognitive development.
The Winner's Edge is a revolutionary six part program that analyzes historical data and using copyrighted software programs, handicaps the outcome of Thoroughbred Horse races.
In general, I find that the handicapper's ratings for horses running in handicaps are fairly accurate when the rating for the horse is based only on a run in a handicap.