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man·age

 (măn′ĭj)
v. man·aged, man·ag·ing, man·ag·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To have charge of; direct or administer: manage a company; manage a portfolio of assets. See Synonyms at conduct.
b. To exert control over; regulate or limit toward a desired end: manage the news to minimize political repercussions; managed smokestack emissions.
c. To direct or supervise (employees or other staff): She manages 20 people in the department.
d. To act as the manager of (a performer, for example).
2. To succeed in accomplishing, achieving, or producing, especially with difficulty: managed to get a promotion; managed a polite goodbye.
3. To succeed in coping or dealing with: a drug that improves patients' ability to manage their disease.
v.intr.
1. To direct or conduct business affairs.
2. To continue to get along; carry on; cope: learning how to manage on my own.

[Italian maneggiare, from Vulgar Latin *manidiāre, from Latin manus, hand; see man- in Indo-European roots.]

manage

(ˈmænɪdʒ)
vb (mainly tr)
1. (also intr) to be in charge (of); administer: to manage one's affairs; to manage a shop.
2. to succeed in being able (to do something) despite obstacles; contrive: did you manage to go to sleep?.
3. to have room, time, etc, for: can you manage dinner tomorrow?.
4. to exercise control or domination over, often in a tactful or guileful manner
5. (intr) to contrive to carry on despite difficulties, esp financial ones: he managed quite well on very little money.
6. (Military) to wield or handle (a weapon)
7. rare to be frugal in the use of
n
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) an archaic word for manège
[C16: from Italian maneggiare to control, train (esp horses), ultimately from Latin manus hand]

man•age

(ˈmæn ɪdʒ)

v. -aged, -ag•ing. v.t.
1. to bring about or succeed in accomplishing; contrive: They managed to see the governor.
2.
a. to take charge of; supervise: to manage a business.
b. to handle the career or functioning of: to manage a performer.
3. to dominate or influence by tact, flattery, or artifice: to manage a difficult child.
4. to control in action or use: managing a boat in a storm.
v.i.
5. to be in charge or control of an enterprise, business, etc.
6. to function; get along: to manage without a car.
[1555–65; < Italian maneggiare to handle, derivative of mano < Latin manus hand]
man′age•a•ble, adj.
man`age•a•bil′i•ty, man′age•a•ble•ness, n.
man′age•a•bly, adv.

manage

- Once a noun meaning "age at which one becomes a man."
See also related terms for management.

manage

arrange
1. 'manage'

If you manage to do something, you succeed in doing it.

Manuel managed to finish the work on time.
How did you manage to convince her?

Be Careful!
Use a to-infinitive, not an -ing form, after manage. Don't say, for example, 'How did you manage convincing her?'

2. 'arrange'

Don't use a that-clause after manage. Don't say, for example, that you 'manage that something is done'. Say that you arrange for something to be done.

He had arranged for me to be met at the airport.

Don't say that you 'manage that someone does something'. Say that you arrange for someone to do something.

I had arranged for a photographer to take pictures of the team.

manage


Past participle: managed
Gerund: managing

Imperative
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Present
I manage
you manage
he/she/it manages
we manage
you manage
they manage
Preterite
I managed
you managed
he/she/it managed
we managed
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they managed
Present Continuous
I am managing
you are managing
he/she/it is managing
we are managing
you are managing
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Present Perfect
I have managed
you have managed
he/she/it has managed
we have managed
you have managed
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Past Continuous
I was managing
you were managing
he/she/it was managing
we were managing
you were managing
they were managing
Past Perfect
I had managed
you had managed
he/she/it had managed
we had managed
you had managed
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Future
I will manage
you will manage
he/she/it will manage
we will manage
you will manage
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Future Perfect
I will have managed
you will have managed
he/she/it will have managed
we will have managed
you will have managed
they will have managed
Future Continuous
I will be managing
you will be managing
he/she/it will be managing
we will be managing
you will be managing
they will be managing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been managing
you have been managing
he/she/it has been managing
we have been managing
you have been managing
they have been managing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been managing
you will have been managing
he/she/it will have been managing
we will have been managing
you will have been managing
they will have been managing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been managing
you had been managing
he/she/it had been managing
we had been managing
you had been managing
they had been managing
Conditional
I would manage
you would manage
he/she/it would manage
we would manage
you would manage
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Past Conditional
I would have managed
you would have managed
he/she/it would have managed
we would have managed
you would have managed
they would have managed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.manage - be successful; achieve a goal; "She succeeded in persuading us all"; "I managed to carry the box upstairs"; "She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it"; "The pianist negociated the difficult runs"
bring home the bacon, deliver the goods, succeed, win, come through - attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
fail - be unable; "I fail to understand your motives"
2.manage - be in charge of, act on, or dispose ofmanage - be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old"
administer, administrate - work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of; "administer a program"; "she administers the funds"
organize, organise - cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
work - cause to operate or function; "This pilot works the controls"; "Can you work an electric drill?"
come to grips, get to grips - deal with (a problem or a subject); "I still have not come to grips with the death of my parents"
dispose of - deal with or settle; "He disposed of these cases quickly"
take care, mind - be in charge of or deal with; "She takes care of all the necessary arrangements"
coordinate - bring into common action, movement, or condition; "coordinate the painters, masons, and plumbers"; "coordinate his actions with that of his colleagues"; "coordinate our efforts"
juggle - deal with simultaneously; "She had to juggle her job and her children"
process - deal with in a routine way; "I'll handle that one"; "process a loan"; "process the applicants"
mismanage, misconduct, mishandle - manage badly or incompetently; "The funds were mismanaged"
direct - be in charge of
control, command - exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
carry on, conduct, deal - direct the course of; manage or control; "You cannot conduct business like this"
touch - deal with; usually used with a form of negation; "I wouldn't touch her with a ten-foot pole"; "The local Mafia won't touch gambling"
3.manage - come to terms with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
extemporize, improvise - manage in a makeshift way; do with whatever is at hand; "after the hurricane destroyed our house, we had to improvise for weeks"
fend - try to manage without help; "The youngsters had to fend for themselves after their parents died"
hack, cut - be able to manage or manage successfully; "I can't hack it anymore"; "she could not cut the long days in the office"
rub along, scrape along, scrape by, scratch along, squeak by, squeeze by - manage one's existence barely; "I guess I can squeeze by on this lousy salary"
cope with, match, meet - satisfy or fulfill; "meet a need"; "this job doesn't match my dreams"
4.manage - watch and directmanage - watch and direct; "Who is overseeing this project?"
administer, administrate - work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of; "administer a program"; "she administers the funds"
build - order, supervise, or finance the construction of; "The government is building new schools in this state"
5.manage - achieve something by means of trickery or devious methodsmanage - achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
achieve, attain, accomplish, reach - to gain with effort; "she achieved her goal despite setbacks"
6.manage - carry on or function; "We could do with a little more help around here"
7.manage - handle effectively; "The burglar wielded an axe"; "The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well"
manipulate - hold something in one's hands and move it
ply - wield vigorously; "ply an axe"
pump - operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal; "pump the gas pedal"
swing out, swing, sweep - make a big sweeping gesture or movement

manage

verb
1. be in charge of, run, handle, rule, direct, conduct, command, govern, administer, oversee, supervise, preside over, be head of, call the shots in, superintend, call the tune in Within two years, he was managing the store.
2. organize, use, handle, govern, regulate Managing your time is increasingly important.
3. cope, survive, shift, succeed, get on, carry on, fare, get through, make out, cut it (informal), get along, make do, get by (informal), crack it (informal), muddle through How did your mother manage when he left?
4. perform, do, deal with, achieve, carry out, undertake, cope with, accomplish, contrive, finish off, bring about or off those who can only manage a few hours of work
5. control, influence, guide, handle, master, dominate, manipulate Her daughter couldn't manage the horse.
6. steer, operate, pilot managing a car well in bad conditions

manage

verb
1. To control or direct the functioning of:
2. To control the course of (an activity):
3. To have charge of (the affairs of others):
4. To progress or perform adequately, especially in difficult circumstances:
Informal: make out.
Idioms: make do, make shift.
Translations
يَتَعامَل مَعيُدِيرُيُدير شُؤونيُدير، يُدَبِّر الأموريَسْتَطيع، يَنْجَح أن
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klareledestyreforvalte
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hallitajohtaapystyä
upravljati
igazgatirányítmegbirkózik
ráîa viî, stjórnasjá umstÿra, sjá umtakast
うまく・・・する
관리하다
administracijabūti atsakingamįvykdomaspajėgtireguliuojamoji sveikatos priežiūra
apietiespārzinātspētstrādāt par menedžeritikt galā ar
shajatiuspetivoditi
klara avlyckasstyra
จัดการ
başarmakbecermek-e bilmekhakim olmakidare etmek
керуватиуправляти
quản lý

manage

[ˈmænɪdʒ]
A. VT
1. (= direct) [+ firm, economy, shop] → dirigir, administrar; [+ employees, team] → dirigir; [+ time, property, money] → administrar; [+ household] → llevar (Comput) [+ system, network] → gestionar
he's been managing my affairs for yearslleva años encargándose de mis asuntos, hace años que lleva mis asuntos
managed currencymoneda f controlada or dirigida
managed economyeconomía f planificada or dirigida
managed fundfondo m controlado or dirigido
2. (= cope with, control) [+ situation] → manejar; [+ suitcases, packages] → poder con; [+ animal] → dominar
you managed the situation very wellmanejaste muy bien la situación
can you manage the cases?¿puedes con las maletas?
he has no idea how to manage childrenno tiene ni idea de cómo manejar or controlar a los niños
he's clever at managing peoplese le da bien manejar a la gente
3. (= achieve) they've managed only one win this seasonsólo han conseguido una victoria esta temporada
can you manage two more in the car?¿te caben dos más en el coche?
can you manage eight o'clock?¿puedes estar para las ocho?
I can't manage Fridayel viernes no puedo
to manage to do sthlograr hacer algo, conseguir hacer algo
how did you manage not to spill it?¿cómo lograste or conseguiste no derramarlo?
he managed not to get his feet wetlogró or consiguió no mojarse los pies
he managed to annoy everybodyconsiguió irritar a todo el mundo
£20 is all I can manage20 libras es todo lo que puedo dar or pagar
can you manage another cup?¿quieres otra taza?
I couldn't manage another mouthfulno podría comer ni un bocado más
£20 is the most I can manage20 libras es todo lo que puedo dar or pagar
4. (pej) (= manipulate) [+ news, election] → manipular
B. VI
1. (= cope) (with situation) → arreglárselas; (financially) → arreglarse, arreglárselas
can you manage? (= deal with situation) → ¿puedes arreglártelas?; (= carry sth) → ¿puedes con eso?
thanks, I can managegracias, yo puedo
she manages on her pension/on £60 a weekse (las) arregla con la pensión/con 60 libras a la semana
to manage without sth/sb "do you need the car?" - "I can manage without it"-¿necesitas el coche? -me (las) puedo arreglar or apañar sin él
I don't know how we'd have managed without herno sé cómo nos (las) hubiéramos arreglado or apañado sin ella
2. (= direct, administrate) → dirigir

manage

[ˈmænɪdʒ]
vi
(= get by) → se débrouiller
We haven't got much money, but we manage → Nous n'avons pas beaucoup d'argent, mais nous nous débrouillons.
(= get on okay by oneself) → se débrouiller
It's okay, I can manage → Ça va, je me débrouille.
Can you manage okay?
BUT Tu y arrives?.
to manage without sb/sth → se débrouiller sans qn/qch
vt
[+ business, company, institution] → gérer
[+ the economy] → gérer
the government's ability to manage the economy → la capacité du gouvernement à gérer l'économie
[+ shop, factory] → gérer; [+ team, operation] → diriger
She manages a big store → Elle gère un grand magasin.
He manages our football team → Il dirige notre équipe de foot.
[+ time] → gérer
Managing your time is important → Il est important de gérer votre temps.
[+ stress, pressure] → gérer
[+ disease, condition, allergy] → contrôler
[+ device] → arriver à se débrouiller avec, s'en tirer avec
(= succeed) to manage to do sth → réussir à faire qch
Luckily I managed to pass the exam → J'ai heureusement réussi à avoir mon examen.
(= succeed in producing)
He managed a smile → Il a réussi à sourire.
He managed a few sentences → Il a réussi à dire quelques phrases.
(= eat)
I can't manage all that → C'est trop pour moi.

manage

vt
company, organization, economyleiten; propertyverwalten; affairsin Ordnung halten, regeln; time, money, resourceseinteilen; football team, pop groupmanagen; he managed the electioner war Wahlleiter; the election was managed (pej)die Wahl war manipuliert
(= handle, control) person, child, animalzurechtkommen mit, fertig werden mit; car, shipzurechtkommen mit, handhaben; the car is too big for her to managesie kommt mit dem großen Auto nicht zurecht; she can’t manage childrensie kann nicht mit Kindern umgehen; I can manage himmit dem werde ich schon fertig
taskbewältigen, zurechtkommen mit; another portionbewältigen, schaffen; £50/two hours is the most I can manageich kann mir höchstens £ 50 leisten/zwei Stunden erlauben; I’ll manage itdas werde ich schon schaffen; he managed it very weller hat das sehr gut gemacht; you’ll manage it next timenächstes Mal schaffst dus; I’ll do that as soon as I can manage itich mache das, sobald ich kann or sobald ich es schaffe; he should take some exercise as soon as he can manage iter sollte sich so bald wie möglich Bewegung verschaffen; can you manage the cases?kannst du die Koffer (allein) tragen?; thanks, I can manage themdanke, das geht schon; she can’t manage the stairssie schafft die Treppe nicht; can you manage two more in the car?kriegst du noch zwei Leute in dein Auto? (inf); can you manage 8 o’clock?8 Uhr, ginge or geht das?; could you manage (to be ready by) 8 o’clock?kannst du um 8 Uhr fertig sein?; can you manage another cup?darfs noch eine Tasse sein?; could you manage another whisky?schaffst du noch einen Whisky?; I think I could manage another piece of cakeich glaube, ich könnte noch ein Stück Kuchen vertragen; I couldn’t manage another thingich könnte keinen Bissen mehr runterbringen; she managed a weak smilesie brachte ein schwaches Lächeln über sich (acc); he managed a few words about his visiter verlor nur ein paar Worte über seinen Besuch
to manage to do somethinges schaffen, etw zu tun; we have managed to reduce our costses ist uns gelungen, die Kosten zu senken; do you think you’ll manage to do it?meinen Sie, Sie können or schaffen das?; I hope you’ll manage to comeich hoffe, Sie können kommen; how did you manage to get a salary increase?wie hast du es geschafft or angestellt, eine Gehaltserhöhung zu bekommen?; he managed to control himselfes gelang ihm, sich zu beherrschen; he managed not to get his feet wetes ist ihm gelungen, keine nassen Füße zu bekommen; how did you manage to miss that?wie konnte Ihnen das nur entgehen?; how could you possibly manage to do that?wie hast du denn das fertiggebracht?; how could anybody possibly manage to be so stupid?wie kann ein Mensch nur so dumm sein?; could you possibly manage to close the door? (iro)wäre es vielleicht möglich, die Tür zuzumachen?
vizurechtkommen, es schaffen; can you manage?geht es?; thanks, I can managedanke, es geht schon or ich komme schon zurecht; I thought I could cope with things, but I can’t manageich dachte, ich käme zurecht, aber ich schaffe es nicht or ich bringe es nicht fertig; she manages well enoughsie kommt ganz gut zurecht; how do you manage?wie schaffen or machen Sie das bloß?; to manage without somethingohne etw auskommen, sich (dat)ohne etw behelfen; we’ll just have to manage withoutdann müssen wir uns (dat)eben so behelfen, dann müssen wir eben so auskommen; to manage without somebodyohne jdn auskommen or zurechtkommen; I can manage by myselfich komme (schon) allein zurecht; how do you manage on £20 a week?wie kommen Sie mit £ 20 pro Woche aus?

manage

[ˈmænɪdʒ]
1. vt
a. (direct, company, organization, hotel) → dirigere; (shop, restaurant) → gestire; (household, property, affairs) → amministrare; (football team, pop star) → essere il manager di
the election was managed (pej) → le elezioni erano truccate
b. (handle, control, tool) → maneggiare; (ship, vehicle) → manovrare; (person, child) → saper prendere or trattare
I can manage him → so come trattarlo or prenderlo
c. to manage to do sthriuscire a fare qc
he managed not to get his feet wet → è riuscito a non bagnarsi i piedi
£5 is the most I can manage → posso metterci 5 sterline ma non di più
I shall manage it → ce la farò
can you manage the cases? → ce la fai a portare le valigie?
can you manage 8 o'clock? → alle 8 ti va bene?
2. vifarcela
can you manage? → ce la fai?
how do you manage? → come riesci a farcela?
I have to manage on £20 → mi devo arrangiare con 20 sterline
to manage without sb/sth → fare a meno di qn/qc

manage

(ˈmӕnidʒ) verb
1. to be in control or charge of. My lawyer manages all my legal affairs / money.
2. to be manager of. James manages the local football team.
3. to deal with, or control. She's good at managing people.
4. to be able to do something; to succeed or cope. Will you manage to repair your bicycle?; Can you manage (to eat) some more meat?
ˈmanageable adjective
(negative unmanageable).
1. that can be controlled. The children are not very manageable.
2. that can be done. Are you finding this work manageable?
ˌmanageaˈbility noun
ˈmanagement noun
1. the art of managing. The management of this company is a difficult task.
2. or noun plural the managers of a firm etc as a group. The management has/have agreed to pay the workers more.
ˈmanagerfeminine ˌmanageˈress noun
a person who is in charge of eg a business, football team etc. the manager of the new store.

manage

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manage

vt manejar, gestionar, administrar
References in classic literature ?
I'll tell you how we can manage, each wear one good one and carry a bad one.
If a young man with an idea can once get Jim Burden's attention, can manage to accompany him when he goes off into the wilds hunting for lost parks or exploring new canyons, then the money which means action is usually forthcoming.
Put your foot down good and hard; the only way to manage a wife.
repeated Hawkeye, calmly; "no, not absolutely of danger; for, with vigilant ears and quick eyes, we can manage to keep a few hours ahead of the knaves; or, if we must try the rifle, there are three of us who understand its gifts as well as any you can name on the borders.
But as I know how to ride, and I'm not afraid of work, I manage to keep along.
The old gentlewoman stole behind Phoebe, and peeped from the passageway into the shop, to note how she would manage her undertaking.
His notable little wife, too, had enough to do to attend to her housekeeping and manage her poultry; for, as she sagely observed, ducks and geese are foolish things, and must be looked after, but girls can take care of themselves.
Not to seem ignorant about the thing --though in truth he was entirely so, concerning the precise way in which to manage the barrow --Queequeg puts his chest upon it; lashes it fast; and then shoulders the barrow and marches up the wharf.