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1. manage

verb. ['ˈmænədʒ, ˈmænɪdʒ'] be successful; achieve a goal.

Synonyms

  • bring off
  • bring home the bacon
  • pull off
  • negociate
  • win
  • come through
  • succeed
  • carry off

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • improperness
  • propriety
  • properness

Etymology

  • manege (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Manage

  • disadvantage
  • advantage

Example sentences of the word manage


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Strict adherence to a diet that eliminates gluten and gliadin can help these individuals manage their condition.

2. Verb, base form
Carpooling to work will cut costs significantly if you can manage to do away with one car.

Quotes containing the word manage


1. Comedy is difficult for an actor. But I think I have a good sense of humor and manage to make people laugh and make them happy.
- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

2. Alec looked at her and shook his head. "How do you manage never to get mud on your clothes?"Isabelle shrugged philosophically. "I'm pure at heart. It repels the dirt.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

3. Whatever obstacle comes your way, you gotta be prepared to jump over it! And I think that's what separates the legends from the regular artists. It's all in how you manage that success, and how you deal with the controversy when it actually comes.
- Akon

2. manage

verb. ['ˈmænədʒ, ˈmænɪdʒ'] be in charge of, act on, or dispose of.

Synonyms

  • mismanage
  • come to grips
  • misconduct
  • touch
  • conduct
  • care
  • coordinate
  • take care
  • organize
  • mind
  • work
  • process
  • organise
  • command
  • deal
  • mishandle
  • handle
  • administer
  • direct
  • administrate
  • juggle
  • dispose of
  • get to grips
  • carry on

Antonyms

  • disorganize
  • intemperance
  • unskillfulness
  • behave

Etymology

  • manege (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. manage

verb. ['ˈmænədʒ, ˈmænɪdʒ'] watch and direct.

Synonyms

  • oversee
  • supervise
  • administrate
  • superintend
  • build

Antonyms

  • diverge
  • miss
  • disengage
  • discolor

Etymology

  • manege (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. manage

verb. ['ˈmænədʒ, ˈmænɪdʒ'] come to terms with.

Synonyms

  • scrape along
  • grapple
  • improvise
  • scrape by
  • make do
  • squeak by
  • squeeze by
  • match
  • act
  • deal
  • move
  • rub along
  • hack
  • scratch along
  • cope with
  • fend
  • get by
  • meet
  • contend
  • cut
  • make out
  • extemporize

Antonyms

  • stupidity
  • intellectual
  • disobey
  • studio

Etymology

  • manege (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. manage

verb. ['ˈmænədʒ, ˈmænɪdʒ'] achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods.

Synonyms

  • achieve
  • attain
  • accomplish
  • wangle
  • finagle

Antonyms

  • unequal
  • neglect
  • forget
  • nonintellectual

Etymology

  • manege (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. manage

verb. ['ˈmænədʒ, ˈmænɪdʒ'] carry on or function.

Antonyms

  • injudiciousness

Etymology

  • manege (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. manage

verb. ['ˈmænədʒ, ˈmænɪdʒ'] handle effectively.

Synonyms

  • swing
  • sweep
  • swing out
  • wield
  • pump
  • ply
  • handle

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline

Etymology

  • manege (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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