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See definition of manages on Dictionary.com
  • verbbe in charge, control
  • verbaccomplish
  • verbsurvive, get by

synonyms for manages

  • administer
  • conduct
  • dominate
  • govern
  • guide
  • handle
  • maintain
  • operate
  • oversee
  • regulate
  • run
  • supervise
  • take care of
  • take over
  • train
  • use
  • advocate
  • boss
  • captain
  • command
  • concert
  • counsel
  • designate
  • direct
  • disburse
  • engineer
  • execute
  • head
  • influence
  • instruct
  • manipulate
  • minister
  • officiate
  • pilot
  • ply
  • preside
  • request
  • rule
  • steer
  • superintend
  • watch
  • wield
  • call the shots
  • call upon
  • care for
  • carry on
  • engage in
  • hold down
  • run the show
  • take the helm
  • watch over
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antonyms for manages

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  • follow
  • forget
  • leave
  • mismanage
  • neglect
  • obey
  • serve
  • surrender
  • yield
  • hurt
  • ignore
  • oppose
  • bumble
  • fail
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How to use manages in a sentence

She skilfully manages the side-lights, and by this means produces strong effects.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Mr. Ernescliffe manages him very well—used to illness on that African coast, and the doctor is very fond of him.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
The one manages at least everything concerning agriculture and land, and the other is at the head of the navy.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
How he manages to turn it all to favour and romance you must allow Baroness Orczy to tell you herself.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, NOVEMBER 4, 1914VARIOUS
In vain you may know him to the core—know him a liar, a comedian—he manages always to get the better of you with his stories.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
Without exaggeration, he manages to suggest the intervening aerial medium between the seer and the thing seen.
HISTORIC FREDERICKSBURGJOHN T. GOOLRICK
Besides, he always manages to dine a good deal better than we do.
UNDER WELLINGTON'S COMMANDG. A. HENTY
It is practicable, however, especially for a housekeeper who only manages the part of the income devoted to the food supply.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: HOUSEKEEPINGELIZABETH HALE GILMAN
We have had no fresh meat for a long time back, but one manages with an occasional change of bully beef or a commandeered chicken.
IN THE RANKS OF THE C.I.V.ERSKINE CHILDERS
Pray excuse me for receiving you like this, but one never manages to finish dressing in the morning.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
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