[man-ij] /ˈmæn ɪdʒ/
verb (used with object), managed, managing.
to bring about or succeed in accomplishing, sometimes despite difficulty or hardship:
She managed to see the governor. How does she manage it on such a small income?
to take charge or care of:
to manage my investments.
to dominate or influence (a person) by tact, flattery, or artifice:
He manages the child with exemplary skill.
to handle, direct, govern, or control in action or use:
She managed the boat efficiently.
to wield (a weapon, tool, etc.).
to handle or train (a horse) in the exercises of the manège.
Archaic. to use sparingly or with judgment, as health or money; husband.
verb (used without object), managed, managing.
to conduct business, commercial affairs, etc.; be in charge:
Who will manage while the boss is away?
to continue to function, progress, or succeed, usually despite hardship or difficulty; get along:
How will he manage with his wife gone? It was a rough time, but we managed.
having administrative control or authority: a managing director
verb (mainly transitive)
(also intransitive) to be in charge (of); administer: to manage one’s affairs, to manage a shop
to succeed in being able (to do something) despite obstacles; contrive: did you manage to go to sleep?
to have room, time, etc, for: can you manage dinner tomorrow?
to exercise control or domination over, often in a tactful or guileful manner
(intransitive) to contrive to carry on despite difficulties, esp financial ones: he managed quite well on very little money
to wield or handle (a weapon)
(rare) to be frugal in the use of
an archaic word for manège
1560s, probably from Italian maneggiare “to handle,” especially “to control a horse,” ultimately from Latin noun manus “hand” (see manual (adj.)). Influenced by French manège “horsemanship” (earliest English sense was of handling horses), which also was from Italian. Extended to other objects or business from 1570s. Slang sense of “get by” first recorded 1650s. Related: Managed; managing. Managed economy was used by 1933.
To cope satisfactorily; survive; get by: It’s a lot to pay, but we’ll manage (1655+)
noun 1. an editor assigned to the supervision and coordination of certain editorial activities of a newspaper, magazine, book publishing company, or the like. Abbreviation: M.E., m.e.
[muh-nah-gwuh; Spanish mah-nah-gwah] /məˈnɑ gwə; Spanish mɑˈnɑ gwɑ/ noun 1. Lake, a lake in W Nicaragua. 390 sq. mi. (1010 sq. km). 2. a city in and the capital of Nicaragua, in the W part, on Lake Managua. [nik-uh-rah-gwuh] /ˌnɪk əˈrɑ gwə/ noun 1. a republic in Central America. 57,143 sq. mi. (148,000 sq. km). […]
/mɑːnɑːiːə/ noun (pl) manaia 1. a common figure in Māori carving consisting of a human body and a bird-like head
[man-ak] /ˈmæn æk/ noun 1. a wooden ball fitted with hooks and attached to a rope, used by Eskimos to secure and haul in seals killed offshore.