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manage

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1 to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently

  • as usual, she managed the crisis with a minimum of fuss
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come to grips with, have a grip on

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2 to look after and make decisions about

  • managed a household and a business simultaneously
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watch over

3 to meet one's day-to-day needs

  • it'll be hard for a few weeks, but we'll manage
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fend for oneself, make do, make ends meet, make shift

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Synonym Discussion of manage

conduct, manage, control, direct mean to use one's powers to lead, guide, or dominate. conduct implies taking responsibility for the acts and achievements of a group.
    • conducted negotiations
manage implies direct handling and manipulating or maneuvering toward a desired result.
    • manages a meat market
control implies a regulating or restraining in order to keep within bounds or on a course.
    • controlling his appetite
direct implies constant guiding and regulating so as to achieve smooth operation.
    • directs the store's day-to-day business


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