Definitions for manage

Definitions for (verb) manage

Main entry: handle, wield, manage

Definition: handle effectively

Usage: The burglar wielded an axe; The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well

Main entry: deal, handle, manage, care

Definition: be in charge of, act on, or dispose of

Usage: I can deal with this crew of workers; This blender can't handle nuts; She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

Main entry: oversee, manage, superintend, supervise

Definition: watch and direct

Usage: Who is overseeing this project?

Main entry: bring off, carry off, negociate, manage, pull off

Definition: be successful; achieve a goal

Usage: 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

Main entry: do, manage

Definition: carry on or function

Usage: We could do with a little more help around here

Main entry: wangle, manage, finagle

Definition: achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods

Main entry: deal, contend, cope, make do, make out, manage, grapple, get by

Definition: come to terms with

Usage: We got by on just a gallon of gas; They made do on half a loaf of bread every day

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