Meaning: to give something directly to a number of peopleSynonym: pass out, distribute
- hand out sth As the students filed into the classroom, their teacher handed out the examination booklets.
- hand sth out A couple of teenagers were standing in front of the department store handing flyers out to the people walking past.
hand out: papers, booklets, forms, namecards, flyers, brochures
After we'd boarded the plane, the stewardess handed out