Synonyms for manage

Grammar : Verb
Spell : man-ij
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmæn ɪdʒ

Top 10 synonyms for manage Other synonyms for the word manage

Définition of manage

Origin :
  • 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.
  • verb be in charge, control
  • verb accomplish
  • verb survive, get by
Example sentences :
  • If I am discharged I think I can manage to pick up a living somehow.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • The greatest difficulty with me is how to manage when I get home.
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • Either he must get rid of him, or leave his daughter to manage her own affairs.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • I've been in there when it took all my strength to manage him.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • "I will manage it," said Dr. Everett, speaking in a quick, relieved tone.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • I've opened up, and Mr. Cass can manage, I'm sure, if you'll let me go.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • "It does seem as if a man would have to say somethin', to manage critters," said the old woman.
  • Extract from : « Quaint Courtships » by Various
  • We could manage, I think, and the money I'd earn would be useful.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • But there were persons more difficult to manage than poor devils.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • She explained and made it clear, that she had not any ambition to rule or manage.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth

Antonyms for manage

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