verb (used with object), man·aged, man·ag·ing.
verb (used without object), man·aged, man·ag·ing.
- mana motuhake,
- manage up,
- managed bonds,
- managed care
Origin of manage
Examples from the Web for manage
Sputtering, I manage a few “hut-hut-huts” with the other students.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It actually kept the government open all year and manage to pass something vaguely resembling a budget.Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive|Ben Jacobs|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How do you find the materials, and how do you manage to get them across New York to the sites?#Setinthestreet: Your Street Corner Is Their Art Project|James Joiner|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How do you create and manage the many narrative threads required for a group of characters?Gail Simone’s Bisexual Catman and the ‘Secret Six’|Rich Goldstein|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The mantra in Washington is to “manage” differences with Beijing and find areas of cooperation.Sony Blames North Korea for Hacking, but Washington Left Them Completely Vulnerable|Gordon G. Chang|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was a very good example of how well the Belgians can manage a pageant, and how popular these shows are with the people.Peeps At Many Lands: Belgium|George W. T. Omond
By not beginning your absence till about the middle of this month I think you may manage it very well.The Letters of Jane Austen|Jane Austen
He was not quite as old as the others, and he could not manage a hoop.All About Johnnie Jones|Carolyn Verhoeff
Whatever we could not manage, Clarence was to accomplish when he should come home.Chantry House|Charlotte M. Yonge
So long as the stores were carried in the boats, the Indians had been cheerful and docile, and easy to manage.The Devil-Tree of El Dorado|Frank Aubrey
verb (mainly tr)
Word Origin for manage
1560s, probably from Italian maneggiare "to handle," especially "to control a horse," ultimately from Latin noun manus "hand" (see manual (adj.)). Influenced by French manège "horsemanship" (earliest English sense was of handling horses), which also was from Italian. Extended to other objects or business from 1570s. Slang sense of "get by" first recorded 1650s. Related: Managed; managing. Managed economy was used by 1933.