co·​man·​age ˌkō-ˈma-nij How to pronounce comanage (audio)
variants or co-manage
comanaged or co-managed; comanaging or co-managing

transitive verb

: to manage (someone or something) with one or more other people
He comanages the restaurant with his sister.
: to manage together
If there's one thing that's harder than managing your own money it's this: co-managing money with a romantic partner.Susannah Snider
comanagement noun
or co-management
… he settled on a comanagement approach, working side by side with school systems—and preferably unions, too—in hiring and management. Elizabeth Conlin
comanager noun
or co-manager
plural comanagers or co-managers
… they brought Ann Richards in as campaign adviser and co-manager. Emily W. Sunstein

Examples of comanage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web David Trujillo and Nehal Raj, TPG partners, are comanaging partners of TTAD. Luisa Beltran, Fortune, 26 Apr. 2023 Read full article In this case, Goulston wants a more modern and densely-packed location, in which individual lawyers’ offices are all the same size, according to comanaging director Bill Dillon. Jon Chesto,, 31 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of comanage was in 1880

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Cite this Entry

“Comanage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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