verb (used with object), man·aged, man·ag·ing.
verb (used without object), man·aged, man·ag·ing.
Origin of manage
Examples from the Web for managing
Toomey lives here with her husband, Mark, a managing director at Goldman Sachs, and their two daughters.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“Mostly people on a budget use it,” Franz Dobersberger, managing director of a Bangkok travel agency, told The Daily Beast.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her dance career was taking off, though, and she was now managing a very well-known dance studio in Manhattan.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
UPDATE: Managing editor Will Dana took greater responsibility for Rolling Stone's errors in a series of tweets Friday evening.Rolling Stone Said Yesterday U-VA Rape Story Was ‘Entirely Credible’|Lloyd Grove|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And they said that the blame for managing foreign policy crises can hardly be heaped on the departing secretary.Hagel Takes a Bullet for Obama: Inside the Defense Secretary’s Sudden Firing|Shane Harris, Tim Mak|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We went on groping our way, sometimes falling over logs, but managing again to recover our feet.With Axe and Rifle|W.H.G. Kingston
There may be a chance for me at Worcester, as managing clerk.Johnny Ludlow, Fourth Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
Its profits cannot be divided until the managing agents of the corporation so decree.
His managing gentleman comes down from him, and goes up from her; that's how they communicate.The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith
When Parliament met in the following winter, the Commons proceeded to elect a committee for managing the impeachment.Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
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verb (mainly tr)
Word Origin for manage
Word Origin and History for managing
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.