manageable

adjective
man·​age·​able | \ ˈma-ni-jə-bəl How to pronounce manageable (audio) \

Definition of manageable

: capable of being managed

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Other Words from manageable

manageability \ ˌma-​ni-​jə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce manageable (audio) \ noun
manageableness \ ˈma-​ni-​jə-​bəl-​nəs How to pronounce manageable (audio) \ noun
manageably \ ˈma-​ni-​jə-​blē How to pronounce manageable (audio) \ adverb

Examples of manageable in a Sentence

We bought smaller, more manageable suitcases. They divided the students into three manageable groups. The conditioner makes your hair more manageable.
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Recent Examples on the Web Cases have since fallen to more manageable levels, but the country is dealing with a growing number of new coronavirus variants first identified in other countries. Selina Wang, CNN, "Olympic silver medalist Ryo Miyake delivers food for Uber Eats to fund Tokyo 2020 dream," 23 Mar. 2021 Widespread vaccination will reduce community transmission to more manageable levels and reduce exposure for those who can’t or won’t get vaccinated. Scott Gottlieb And Caitlin Rivers, WSJ, "How to Make Spring the Last Lost Semester," 14 Mar. 2021 So Duchin and his colleagues believed the situation to be manageable. James Ross Gardner, The New Yorker, "A Year in America’s First COVID Epicenter," 1 Mar. 2021 This will be manageable if monetary and fiscal policy can be rapidly adjusted to address the problem. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, "Inflation, You Say?," 24 Feb. 2021 Experts say a variety of factors combined to wipe out the past efforts, which for much of the year held the virus to manageable levels. Brian Melley, Anchorage Daily News, "Once a model, California now struggles to tame COVID-19," 2 Jan. 2021 Experts say a variety of factors combined to wipe out the past efforts, which for much of the year held the virus to manageable levels. Brian Melley, ajc, "Once a model, California now struggles to tame COVID-19," 1 Jan. 2021 Experts say a variety of factors combined to wipe out the past efforts, which for much of the year held the virus to manageable levels. Arkansas Online, "Once a model, California now struggles to tame covid-19," 1 Jan. 2021 Experts say a variety of factors combined to wipe out the past efforts, which for much of the year held the virus to manageable levels. Brian Melley, BostonGlobe.com, "Once a model, California now struggles to tame COVID-19," 1 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of manageable

1598, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of manageable was in 1598

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10 Apr 2021

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“Manageable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manageable. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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manageable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of manageable

: easy to control or deal with

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