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: to handle or direct with a degree of skill: such as
: to exercise executive, administrative, and supervisory direction of
manage a business
manage a bond issue
manages a baseball team
: to treat with care : husband
managed his resources carefully
: to make and keep compliant
can't manage their child
: to direct the professional career of
an agency that manages entertainers
: to work upon or try to alter for a purpose
manage the press
: to achieve one's purpose
He managed only by careful planning.
: to direct or carry on business or affairs
also : to direct a baseball team
: to admit of being carried on
: the schooling or handling of a horse
: a riding school
archaic : the action and paces of a trained riding horse
Verb The business is managed by the owner's daughter. The company is badly managed. When she managed the department, we never missed a deadline. He manages his own finances. an agency that manages entertainers He is skillful in managing horses. There's enough food if we manage it well. We need to do a better job of managing our natural resources. See More
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VerbChanging your money habits is hard, especially if you were never properly taught how to manage your finances. —Abigail Bailey, Good Housekeeping, 22 Mar. 2023 These are absolutely critical skills that the leader of a municipality must have in order to effectively manage a community. —Alex Groth, Journal Sentinel, 22 Mar. 2023 Reagan’s other target was UC President Clark Kerr, a liberal educator of nationwide renown who had been the architect of the master plan but had been unable to figure out how to peacefully manage the Berkeley unrest. —Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 22 Mar. 2023 Toney left in February to coach the position for the Arizona Cardinals, fulfilling his NFL dream and allowing Raymond to manage all the pieces on the back end. —Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel, 22 Mar. 2023 The federal government plans to hire government contractors to manage the system. —Shira Stein, San Francisco Chronicle, 22 Mar. 2023 If part of the magic comes from having a human in the loop to manage what seems like (but probably aren’t) relatively simple human-robot interactions, turning that into effective autonomy could be a real challenge. —IEEE Spectrum, 22 Mar. 2023 The Feld family continued to manage the circus after it was sold to Mattel in 1971. —Haadiza Ogwude, The Enquirer, 22 Mar. 2023 At Michigan, Shuman said, there are multiple pharmacists whose full-time jobs are to manage drug shortages. —Jen Christensen, CNN, 22 Mar. 2023
NounConsider how to self-manage to be cognitively and emotionally agile. —Jacqueline Ashley, Forbes, 7 Mar. 2023 Joy Organics Organic CBD Gummies Joy Organics Organic CBD Gummies are a great way to take your daily dose of CBD in a tasty and easy-to-manage way. —Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 28 Feb. 2023 In a centralized operating model, teams are organized to handle specific detailed workstreams, while automation and AI technology manage rote administrative tasks. —Tyler Christiansen, Forbes, 26 Jan. 2023 The sequence of legal mechanic for the changeover was outlined by Mac C. Taylor, manage of the Vista Chamber of Commerce and secretary of the Vista Incorporation Group, the citizen organization that spearheaded the campaign. —Scott Boyles, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Jan. 2023 So, how did a relatively young and small New York financial research firm manage to bring the Adani juggernaut to a juddering halt? —Diksha Madhok, CNN, 31 Jan. 2023 Catherine Parsekian manage to inject a few arms, others take notice and get their triceps ready as well. —USA Today, 13 Jan. 2023 Between their day jobs (Mitchell is an operations manage, Seagle is an engineer), brewing beer and operating the business, time off was rare. —Marc Bona, cleveland, 8 Dec. 2022 Her spare Friday also gives her the flexibility to stage-manage cabaret and circus shows and festivals. —Shafi Musaddique, The Christian Science Monitor, 28 Sep. 2022 See More
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