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Meaning & Definition of Manage in English

English

Manage

/mænəʤ/

verb

1. 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"
    synonym:
  • pull off
  • ,
  • negociate
  • ,
  • bring off
  • ,
  • carry off
  • ,
  • manage

2. 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"
    synonym:
  • manage
  • ,
  • deal
  • ,
  • care
  • ,
  • handle

3. Come to terms with

  • "We got by on just a gallon of gas"
  • "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"
    synonym:
  • cope
  • ,
  • get by
  • ,
  • make out
  • ,
  • make do
  • ,
  • contend
  • ,
  • grapple
  • ,
  • deal
  • ,
  • manage

4. Watch and direct

  • "Who is overseeing this project?"
    synonym:
  • oversee
  • ,
  • supervise
  • ,
  • superintend
  • ,
  • manage

5. Achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods

    synonym:
  • wangle
  • ,
  • finagle
  • ,
  • manage

6. Carry on or function

  • "We could do with a little more help around here"
    synonym:
  • do
  • ,
  • manage

7. Handle effectively

  • "The burglar wielded an axe"
  • "The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well"
    synonym:
  • wield
  • ,
  • handle
  • ,
  • manage

Examples of using

How did you manage that?
Nelson Mandela was one of those rare people who manage to win universal acclaim throughout the world.
We quarrel a lot, but we always manage to patch things up.