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From Old French manege (the handling or training of a horse, horsemanship, riding, maneuvers, proceedings), probably < Italian maneggiare (to handle, manage, touch, treat) < mano < Latin manus (the hand); see manual.

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Infinitive
to Manage

Third person singular
Manages

Simple past
managed

Past participle
managed

Present participle
managing

to Manage (third-person singular simple present Manages, present participle managing, simple past and past participle managed)
  1. (transitive) to direct or be in charge of.
  2. (transitive) to handle or control (a situation, job).
  3. (transitive) To handle, wield (a tool, weapon etc.).
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.ii:
      The most vnruly, and the boldest boy, / That euer warlike weapons menaged [...].
  4. (transitive) to force.
  5. (intransitive) to succeed at an attempt
    He managed to climb the tower.
  6. (intransitive) to achieve without fuss, or without outside help.

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Singular
Manage

Plural
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Manage (uncountable)
  1. (now rare) The act of managing or controlling something.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.xii:
      the winged God himselfe / Came riding on a Lion rauenous, / Taught to obay the menage of that Elfe [...].
  2. (horseriding) Manège.

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