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〔 ˋmænIdʒ 〕


〔 ˊmænidʒ 〕

Overview of verb manage

The verb manage has 7 senses

  • pull off, negociate, bring off, carry off, manage -- (be successful; achieve a goal; "She succeeded in persuading us all"; "I managed to carry the box upstairs"; "She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it"; "The pianist negociated the difficult runs")

  • manage, deal, care, handle -- (be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old")

  • cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage -- (come to terms with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day")

  • oversee, supervise, superintend, manage -- (watch and direct; "Who is overseeing this project?")

  • wangle, finagle, manage -- (achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods)

  • do, manage -- (carry on or function; "We could do with a little more help around here")

  • wield, handle, manage -- (handle effectively; "The burglar wielded an axe"; "The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well")