HyperDic: manage

English > 7 senses of the word manage:
VERBsocialmanage, pull off, negociate, bring off, carry offbe successful
socialmanage, deal, care, handlebe in charge of, act on, or dispose of
socialmanage, cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, dealcome to terms with
socialmanage, oversee, supervise, superintendwatch and direct
socialmanage, wangle, finagleachieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
socialmanage, docarry on or function
contactmanage, wield, handlehandle effectively
manage > pronunciation
Soundsmae'nahjh; mae'nihjh
Rhymesacreage ... wreckage: 85 rhymes with ahjh...
abridge ... yardage: 133 rhymes with ihjh...
English > manage: 7 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningBe successful; achieve a goal.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Example "I managed to carry the box upstairs"
Synonymspull off, negociate, bring off, carry off
Broadersucceed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goodsattain success or reach a desired goal / goal
OppositefailBe unable
Spanishconseguir, lograr
English > manage: 7 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningBe in charge of, act on, or dispose of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old"
Synonymsdeal, care, handle
Narroweradminister, administrateWork in an administrative capacity
come to grips, get to gripsDeal with (a problem or a subject / subject)
conduct, carry on, dealdirect the course of
coordinateBring into common action, movement, or condition
directBe in charge of
dispose ofDeal with or settle
juggleDeal with simultaneously
mismanage, mishandle, misconductmanage badly or incompetently
organize, organiseCause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
processDeal with in a routine way
take care, mindBe in charge of or deal with
touchDeal with
workCause to operate or function
Broadercontrol, commandExercise authoritative control or power over
Spanishabordar, administrar, encarar, gestionar, guiar, manejar, ocuparse, ocupar, regentar, tramitar, tratar
Catalanabordar, emprar, encarar, gestionar, manejar, ocupar, regentar, tractar, tramitar
Adjectivesmanageablecapable of being managed or controlled
Nounsmanagementthe act of managing something
English > manage: 7 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningCome to terms with.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymscope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal
Narrowerfendtry to manage without help
hack, cutBe able to manage or manage successfully
improvise, extemporizemanage in a makeshift way
scrape along, scrape by, scratch along, squeak by, squeeze by, rub alongmanage one's existence barely
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishabordar, arreglárselas, conformarse, contender, encarar, grapar, industriarse, ingeniarse, soportar, tramitar, tratar
Catalanabordar, encarar, enfrontar-se, fer front a, plantar cara a, resistir, sortir-se'n, suportar, tramitar
English > manage: 7 senses > verb 4, social
Meaningwatch and direct.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsoversee, supervise, superintend
NarrowerbuildOrder, supervise, or finance the construction of
Broaderadminister, administrateWork in an administrative capacity
Spanishcontrolar, manejar, supervisar, vigilar
Catalancontrolar, supervisar, vigilar
Adjectivesmanageablecapable of being managed or controlled
Nounsmanagementthe act of managing something
managersomeone who controls resources and expenditures
manager(sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
English > manage: 7 senses > verb 5, social
Meaningachieve something by means of trickery or devious methods.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody something
Synonymswangle, finagle
Broaderachieve, accomplish, attain, reachTo gain with effort
Spanishagenciarse, amañar, conseguir con artimañas, enchufar, escamotear, hacer trampa, manipular, procurarse, trufar
Catalanaconseguir, agenciar-se, compondre-se-les, procurar-se
English > manage: 7 senses > verb 6, social
Meaningcarry on or function.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymdo
Spanisharreglárselas, manejar, montárselo
English > manage: 7 senses > verb 7, contact
MeaningHandle effectively.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well"
Synonymswield, handle
Narrowerplywield vigorously
pumpoperate like a pump
swing, sweep, swing outmake a big sweeping gesture or movement
Broadermanipulatehold something in one's hands and move it
Spanishempuñar, esgrimir, gestionar, manejar, manipular
Catalanempunyar, esgrimir, manejar, manipular

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