pull off, negociate, bring off, carry off, manage(verb)
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(verb)
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(verb)
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(verb)
watch and direct
"Who is overseeing this project?"
wangle, finagle, manage(verb)
achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
carry on or function
"We could do with a little more help around here"
wield, handle, manage(verb)
"The burglar wielded an axe"; "The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well"
The act of managing or controlling something.
To direct or be in charge of.
To handle or control (a situation, job).
To handle wth skill, wield (a tool, weapon etc.).
To succeed at an attempt
He managed to climb the tower.
To achieve without fuss, or without outside help.
Origin: From manege, probably from maneggiare, from mano, from manus; see manual.
the handling or government of anything, but esp. of a horse; management; administration. See Manege
to have under control and direction; to conduct; to guide; to administer; to treat; to handle
hence: Esp., to guide by careful or delicate treatment; to wield with address; to make subservient by artful conduct; to bring around cunningly to one's plans
to train in the manege, as a horse; to exercise in graceful or artful action
to treat with care; to husband
to bring about; to contrive
to direct affairs; to carry on business or affairs; to administer
Origin: [F. mange, It. maneggio, fr. maneggiare to manage, fr. L. manushand. Perhaps somewhat influenced by F. mnage housekeeping, OF. mesnage, akin to E. mansion. See Manual, and cf. Manege.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
man′āj, v.t. to guide by use of the hands: to have under command or control: to bring round to one's plans: to conduct with great carefulness: to wield: to handle: to contrive: to train by exercise, as a horse.—v.i. to conduct affairs.—n. Manageabil′ity, the quality of being manageable.—adj. Man′ageable, that can be managed: governable.—n. Man′ageableness.—adv. Man′ageably.—ns. Man′agement, art or act of managing: manner of directing or of using anything: administration: skilful treatment: a body of managers; Man′ager, one who manages: a person who controls a business or other concern.—adj. Managē′rial, of or pertaining to a manager, or to management. [Fr. manége, the managing of a horse—It. maneggio—L. manus, the hand.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'manage' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2732
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'manage' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1386
Rank popularity for the word 'manage' in Verbs Frequency: #171
The numerical value of manage in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of manage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of manage in a Sentence
You can't manage that today.
You manage things. You lead people.
It's very difficult to manage the border.
I think we'll manage our way through that.
I think we'll manage quite okay after coal.
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- sortir-se'nCatalan, Valencian
- spravovat, řídit, zvládnoutCzech
- leiten, hinbekommen, schaffen, verwaltenGerman
- juhtima, hakkama saama, haldama, õnnestumaEstonian
- hallita, selviytyä, suoriutua, johtaa, onnistuaFinnish
- réussir, parvenir, gérer, manierFrench
- megbirkózik, sikerül, irányít, igazgatHungarian
- بهرێوبردن, جێبهجێکردنKurdish
- beheren, leiden, erin slagen, managenDutch
- lede, klare, håndtereNorwegian
- manejar, gerir, conseguirPortuguese
- управлять, справляться, руководить, удаваться, заведовать, успеватьRussian
- постићи, контролисати, успети, управљатиSerbo-Croatian
- styra, lyckas, handlaSwedish
- управляти, керувати, вдаватисяUkrainian
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