1. [ verb ] be successful; achieve a goal
Synonyms: bring_off carry_off negociate pull_off

"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 negotiated the difficult runs"

Related terms: fail succeed
2. [ verb ] be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
Synonyms: handle care deal

"I can deal with this crew of workers" "This blender can't handle nuts" "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old"

Related terms: control process conduct administer take_care direct organize come_to_grips coordinate touch dispose_of mismanage work juggle management handler
3. [ verb ] watch and direct
Synonyms: supervise superintend oversee

"Who is overseeing this project?"

Related terms: administer build management supervision overseer
4. [ verb ] come to terms or deal successfully with;
Synonyms: deal cope grapple get_by contend make_do make_out

"We got by on just a gallon of gas" "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"

Related terms: act meet fend hack extemporize scrape_along braving
5. [ verb ] achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
Synonyms: wangle finagle
Related terms: achieve finagler wangle
6. [ verb ] carry on or manage
Synonyms: do

"We could do with a little more help around here"

Similar spelling:   mange