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Definition 1: handle effectively - [verb of contact]

Samples where manage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The burglar wielded an axe
  • The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well

Synonyms for manage in the sense of this definition

(manage is a kind of ...) hold something in one's hands and move it

(... is a kind of manage ) wield vigorously

"ply an axe"

(... is a kind of manage ) operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal

"pump the gas pedal"

(... is a kind of manage ) make a big sweeping gesture or movement

Samples where manage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I can deal with this crew of workers
  • This blender can't handle nuts
  • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

Synonyms for manage in the sense of this definition

(manage is a kind of ...) exercise authoritative control or power over

"control the budget" "Command the military forces"

(... is a kind of manage ) work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of

"administer a program" "she administers the funds"

(... is a kind of manage ) direct the course of; manage or control

"You cannot conduct business like this"

(... is a kind of manage ) be in charge of

(... is a kind of manage ) manage badly or incompetently

"The funds were mismanaged"

(... is a kind of manage ) deal with in a routine way

"I'll handle that one" "process a loan" "process the applicants"

(... is a kind of manage ) deal with simultaneously

"She had to juggle her job and her children"

(... is a kind of manage ) bring into common action, movement, or condition

"coordinate the painters, masons, and plumbers" "coordinate his actions with that of his colleagues" "coordinate our efforts"

(... is a kind of manage ) be in charge of or deal with

"She takes care of all the necessary arrangements"

(... is a kind of manage ) deal with or settle

"He disposed of these cases quickly"

(... is a kind of manage ) deal with (a problem or a subject)

"I still have not come to grips with the death of my parents"

(... is a kind of manage ) cause to operate or function

"This pilot works the controls" "Can you work an electric drill?"

(... is a kind of manage ) cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea

(... is a kind of manage ) 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"

Samples where manage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Who is overseeing this project?

Synonyms for manage in the sense of this definition

(manage is a kind of ...) work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of

"administer a program" "she administers the funds"

(... is a kind of manage ) order, supervise, or finance the construction of

"The government is building new schools in this state"

Samples where manage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We could do with a little more help around here

Synonyms for manage in the sense of this definition

Samples where manage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We got by on just a gallon of gas
  • They made do on half a loaf of bread every day

Synonyms for manage in the sense of this definition

(manage is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of manage ) manage in a makeshift way; do with whatever is at hand

"after the hurricane destroyed our house, we had to improvise for weeks"

(... is a kind of manage ) try to manage without help

"The youngsters had to fend for themselves after their parents died"

(... is a kind of manage ) be able to manage or manage successfully

"I can't hack it anymore" "she could not cut the long days in the office"

(... is a kind of manage ) manage one's existence barely

"I guess I can squeeze by on this lousy salary"

Synonyms for manage in the sense of this definition

(manage is a kind of ...) to gain with effort

"she achieved her goal despite setbacks"

Samples where manage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for manage in the sense of this definition

(manage is a kind of ...) 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"

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