Textual thesaurus for "manage"

(verb) handle, wield

handle effectively

The burglar wielded an axe; The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well

(verb) deal, handle, care

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

(verb) oversee, superintend, supervise

watch and direct

Who is overseeing this project?

(verb) bring off, carry off, negociate, pull off

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

(verb) do

carry on or function

We could do with a little more help around here

(verb) wangle, finagle

achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods

(verb) deal, contend, cope, make do, make out, grapple, get by

come to terms with

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