A drug that improves patients' ability to manage their disease.
She manages 20 people in the department.
Learning how to manage on my own.
He managed to climb the tower.
Managed to get a promotion; managed a polite goodbye.
Manage a company; manage a portfolio of assets.
An example of to manage is to still be able to pay bills despite a job loss.
An example of to manage is to become the leader of a group project.
Manage the news to minimize political repercussions; managed smokestack emissions.
To manage a household.
Origin of manage
- Italian maneggiare from Vulgar Latin manidiāre from Latin manus hand man-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Early Modern English manage, menage, from Middle English *manage, *menage, from Old French manege (“the handling or training of a horse, horsemanship, riding, maneuvers, proceedings"), probably from Old Italian maneggiare (“to handle, manage, touch, treat"), from mano, from Latin manus (“the hand"); see manual.