verb (used with object), man·aged, man·ag·ing.
verb (used without object), man·aged, man·ag·ing.
Origin of manage
Synonyms for manage
Related Words for manageuse, regulate, run, dominate, oversee, train, conduct, administer, maintain, supervise, handle, govern, operate, guide, work, achieve, concert, influence, direct, disburse
Examples from the Web for manage
Contemporary Examples of 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
January 9, 2015
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
December 29, 2014
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
December 24, 2014
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’
December 6, 2014
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
Historical Examples of manage
If I am discharged I think I can manage to pick up a living somehow.Brave and Bold
The greatest difficulty with me is how to manage when I get home.Life in London
Either he must get rid of him, or leave his daughter to manage her own affairs.Weighed and Wanting
I've been in there when it took all my strength to manage him.
"I will manage it," said Dr. Everett, speaking in a quick, relieved tone.
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.