• To direct or be in charge of.
  • To handle or control (a situation, job).
  • To handle with skill, wield (a tool, weapon etc.).
  • To succeed at an attempt.
  • To achieve (something) without fuss, or without outside help.
  • To train (a horse) in the manège; to exercise in graceful or artful action.
  • To treat with care; to husband.
  • To bring about; to contrive.



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  • 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.

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