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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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Granted, some clubs have a condition that new golfers need to play at least one round with a member of the handicap committee in order to get a handicap.
Another Tipperary handicap winner, End Play, gets an 11lb hike to 84 and another Bellewstown handicap winner, Romantic, also goes up 11lb to a mark of 59.
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.
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.
Depicted in Figure 1 and discussed in the following section of this article are common vocational handicaps that people with disabilities can experience.
International Classification of Impairment, Disabilities, and Handicaps.
In her view, this suggests that these two symptoms may indeed have a biological root among children with brain-induced physical 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.
Phil Smith, BHA head of handicapping, said: "A review group is to meet imminently to discuss handicapping matters and the qualification rules for handicaps are sure to come under discussion.
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.
It cites these handicaps - in addition to visual impairment which prevents normal reading - as disabling paralysis, muscle or nerve deterioration affecting coordination and control, and confinement in iron lungs or other mechanical devices.
To correct deficiencies in test score comparability, the NAS panel recommended immediately conducting research to develop "modified tests to meet the needs of people with sensory and motor handicaps and to perform predictive validation studies on these tests" (Sherman & Robinson, 1982, p.
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.