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Dictionary definition for: Manage

1. (v) 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. (v) 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. (v) come to terms or deal successfully with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas" "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"

4. (v) watch and direct; "Who is overseeing this project?"

5. (v) achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods

6. (v) carry on or manage; "We could do with a little more help around here"

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