"manage" in the verb sense
1. pull off, negociate, bring off, carry off, 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"
2. manage, deal, care, handle
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"
3. cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage
succeed in doing, achieving, or producing (something) with the limited or inadequate means available
"We got by on just a gallon of gas"
"They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"
4. oversee, supervise, superintend, manage
watch and direct
"Who is overseeing this project?"
5. wangle, finagle, manage
achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
6. do, manage
carry on or function
"We could do with a little more help around here"
7. wield, handle, manage
"The burglar wielded an axe"
"The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well"
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