View synonyms for manageable


[ man-i-juh-buhl ]


  1. that can be managed; tractable; governable; achievable.


/ ˈmænɪdʒəbəl /


  1. able to be managed or controlled

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Derived Forms

  • ˌmanageaˈbility, noun
  • ˈmanageably, adverb

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Other Words From

  • manage·a·bili·ty manage·a·ble·ness noun
  • manage·a·bly adverb
  • un·manage·a·ble adjective
  • un·manage·a·bili·ty un·manage·a·ble·ness noun
  • un·manage·a·bly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of manageable1

First recorded in 1590–1600; manage + -able

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Example Sentences

The company said that this was a relatively easy remaining issue to fix, wholly manageable via software tweaks, and it intends to deliver its first commercial satellites beginning this summer.

She has settled into a grueling yet now manageable routine with her first-grade son.

Those changes are manageable for Jones, who is happy to see his players competing on the court — in masks or not.

The better approach is to embrace a manageable level of chaos to shake out the biases, build a more accurate perspective on customers, and drive true innovation.

So when they did see a rise in cases, it was a rise that was much more manageable.

From Vox

In any case, culling a manageable array from the totality of splendid volumes has with each year become more difficult.

HIV went from an eventual death sentence to a chronic but manageable illness.

And just in case anyone forgot, medical advances have transformed AIDS from a death sentence to something more manageable.

The pain seemed relatively light and manageable at the time.

Turn all those unwieldy tabs into one manageable list with OneTab.

He hoped his Barbara would bring him to her feet, besides, and make him manageable.

“That is correct,” replied the captain, assenting so 197 quietly that his friend hoped he would remain easily manageable.

Its action on the circulation greatly resembles that of digitalis, but is more manageable.

She was a manageable woman; the same scourge had its instant wholesome effect on her when she snubbed the secretary.

His confidence in the power of the Crown revived the Parliament as an easy and manageable instrument of tyranny.


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