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manage


manage

verb

Definition of MANAGE

1
to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently <as usual, she managed the crisis with a minimum of fuss>
Near Antonyms botch, bungle, foozle, fumble, goof (up), louse up, mess (up), mishandle, muff, scamp
2
to look after and make decisions about <managed a household and a business simultaneously>
3
to meet one's day-to-day needs <it'll be hard for a few weeks, but we'll manage>
Related Words carry on, contrive, scrape (by or through), scrounge; last, survive; eke out, scrape (out), squeeze, wrest, wring; afford, swing

February 27, 2015
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