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 Yet ground clearance is manageable on city streets, especially in conjunction with the factory’s axle-lift system, a sensible option for any GT3 owner who wants to keep the front end intact. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 4 Oct. 2021 Since July, Collins' family has been able to stay connected at a more manageable cost. Dana Afana, Detroit Free Press, 2 Oct. 2021 Key concepts include an emphasis on collaboration and breaking down large projects into smaller, more manageable goals and teams. Otto Berkes, Forbes, 1 Oct. 2021 Payment delays may be manageable from a technical standpoint. Liz Mccormick, Bloomberg.com, 24 Sep. 2021 Contact tracing in Akron's school is more manageable, too, because the Summit County health department splits the work. Kelli Weir, The Enquirer, 23 Sep. 2021 As Adalja noted, the risk could have been reduced and the outbreak rendered more manageable. BostonGlobe.com, 18 Sep. 2021 Under normal conditions, Stavros said this clean slate can allow the land management agencies the chance to return after the wildfire and begin reintroducing prescribed burning on a more regular basis after to create a more manageable fuel load. Anton L. Delgado, USA TODAY, 5 Sep. 2021 Under normal conditions, Stavros said this clean slate can allow the land management agencies the chance to return after the wildfire and begin reintroducing prescribed burning on a more regular basis after to create a more manageable fuel load. Anton L. Delgado, The Arizona Republic, 4 Sep. 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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“Manageable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manageable. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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manageable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of manageable

: easy to control or deal with

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