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English verb: manage

1. manage (social) be successful; achieve a goal


SamplesShe succeeded in persuading us all.
I managed to carry the box upstairs.
She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it.
The pianist negociated the difficult runs.


Synonymsbring off, carry off, negociate, pull off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods, succeed, win


Antonymsfail

2. manage (social) be in charge of, act on, or dispose of


SamplesI can deal with this crew of workers.
This blender can't handle nuts.
She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old.


Synonymscare, deal, handle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)command, control


Narrower (hyponym)administer, administrate, carry on, come to grips, conduct, coordinate, deal, direct, dispose of, get to grips, juggle, mind, misconduct, mishandle, mismanage, organise, organize, process, take care, touch, work

3. manage (social) come to terms with


SamplesWe got by on just a gallon of gas.
They made do on half a loaf of bread every day.


Synonymscontend, cope, deal, get by, grapple, make do, make out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)act, move


Narrower (hyponym)cope with, cut, extemporize, fend, hack, improvise, match, meet, rub along, scrape along, scrape by, scratch along, squeak by, squeeze by

4. manage (social) watch and direct


SamplesWho is overseeing this project?.


Synonymsoversee, superintend, supervise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)administer, administrate


Narrower (hyponym)build

5. manage (social) achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods


Synonymsfinagle, wangle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody something


Broader (hypernym)accomplish, achieve, attain, reach

6. manage (social) carry on or function


SamplesWe could do with a little more help around here.


Synonymsdo


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

7. manage (contact) handle effectively


SamplesThe burglar wielded an axe.
The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well.


Synonymshandle, wield


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)manipulate


Narrower (hyponym)ply, pump, sweep, swing, swing out









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