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    manage - Dictionary definition and meaning for word manage

    Definition
    (verb) be successful; achieve a goal
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    Synonyms : care , deal , handle
    Example Sentence
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old
    Definition
    (verb) come to terms with
    Synonyms : contend , cope , deal , get by , grapple , make do , make out
    Example Sentence
    • We got by on just a gallon of gas
    • They made do on half a loaf of bread every day
    Definition
    (verb) watch and direct
    Synonyms : oversee , superintend , supervise
    Example Sentence
    • Who is overseeing this project?
    Definition
    (verb) achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
    Synonyms : finagle , wangle
    Definition
    (verb) carry on or function
    Synonyms : do
    Example Sentence
    • We could do with a little more help around here
    Definition
    (verb) handle effectively
    Synonyms : handle , wield
    Example Sentence
    • The burglar wielded an axe
    • The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well
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