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

Definition of comanage

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

Other Words from comanage

comanagement \ ˌkō-​ˈma-​nij-​mənt How to pronounce comanage (audio) \ or co-management noun
…he settled on a comanagement approach, working side by side with school systems—and preferably unions, too—in hiring and management. — Elizabeth Conlin
comanager \ ˌkō-​ˈma-​ni-​jər How to pronounce comanage (audio) \ or co-manager noun, plural comanagers or co-managers
… they brought Ann Richards in as campaign adviser and co-manager. — Emily W. Sunstein

First Known Use of comanage

1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Comanage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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