manageable

[man-i-juh-buh l]

adjective

that can be managed; governable; tractable; contrivable.

Nearby words

  1. manada,
  2. manado,
  3. manage,
  4. manage up,
  5. manageability,
  6. managed bonds,
  7. managed care,
  8. managed competition,
  9. managed currency,
  10. managed forest

Origin of manageable

First recorded in 1590–1600; manage + -able

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British Dictionary definitions for unmanageable

unmanageable

adjective

difficult or impossible to control, use, or manipulate

manageable

adjective

able to be managed or controlled
Derived Formsmanageability or rare manageableness, nounmanageably, adverb

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Word Origin and History for unmanageable
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