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manage

man·age

manage

 
 
pronunciation:
mae nihj
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part of speech: verb
inflections: managed, manages, managing
definition 1: to direct or control.
She manages a grocery store.
synonyms:
direct, run
similar words:
conduct, control
definition 2: to succeed in doing something, even if you have problems.
Anna managed to finish school while working full time.
similar words:
struggle with
Word History
Manage is from an Italian word that means "to handle or direct (a horse)."
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