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manage meaning and definition

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Definition of manage (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"
    • synonyms: bring off, carry off, negociate, pull off
    • antonym: fail
  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"
    • synonyms: care, deal, handle
  3. come to terms with
  4. watch and direct
  5. achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
  6. carry on or function
    • "We could do with a little more help around here"
    • synonyms: do
  7. handle effectively
    • "The burglar wielded an axe"; "The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well"
    • synonyms: handle, wield
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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