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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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2 to look after and make decisions about
  • managed a household and a business simultaneously

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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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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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The first known use of manage was in 1561

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“Manage.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/manage. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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