(now rare) The act of managing or controlling something.
Origin of Manage
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.
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
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