Words Like HANDICAP
We have put together a list of words that are similar to HANDICAP.
36 Alternative Words Similar to handicap
5 examples of handicap
the handicap was five seconds, or ten pounds, and the like
his deformed leg was a major handicap in walking
insufficient capital was a big handicap in competing against Microsoft
the candidate was heavily handicapped
10 definitions of handicap
An allowance of a certain amount of time or distance in starting, granted in a race to the competitor possessing inferior advantages; or an additional weight or other hindrance imposed upon the one possessing superior advantages, in order to equalize, as much as possible, the chances of success.
A race, for horses or men, or any contest of agility, strength, or skill, in which there is an allowance of time, distance, weight, or other advantage, to equalize the chances of the competitors.
a physical or mental disability of the body which makes normal human activities more difficult or impossible.
any disadvantage that makes an activity more difficult or impossible.
To encumber with a handicap in any contest; hence, in general, to place at disadvantage.
attempt to forecast the winner (especially in a horse race) and assign odds for or against a contestant
something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning