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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Manage  \Man"age\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Managed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Managing}.]  [From  {Manage},  n.] 
  1.  To  have  under  control  and  direction;  to  conduct;  to  guide; 
  to  administer;  to  treat;  to  handle. 
  Long  tubes  are  cumbersome,  and  scarce  to  be  easily 
  managed.  --Sir  I. 
  What  wars  Imanage,  and  what  wreaths  I  gain.  --Prior. 
  2.  Hence:  Esp.,  to  guide  by  careful  or  delicate  treatment;  to 
  wield  with  address;  to  make  subservient  by  artful  conduct; 
  to  bring  around  cunningly  to  one's  plans. 
  It  was  so  much  his  interest  to  manage  his  Protestant 
  subjects.  --Addison. 
  It  was  not  her  humor  to  manage  those  over  whom  she 
  had  gained  an  ascendant.  --Bp.  Hurd. 
  3.  To  train  in  the  manege,  as  a  horse;  to  exercise  in 
  graceful  or  artful  action 
  4.  To  treat  with  care  to  husband.  --Dryden. 
  5.  To  bring  about  to  contrive.  --Shak. 
  Syn:  To  direct;  govern;  control;  wield;  order  contrive; 
  concert;  conduct;  transact. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  act  of  managing  something  "he  was  given  overall 
  management  of  the  program";  "is  the  direction  of  the 
  economy  a  function  of  government?"  [syn:  {management},  {direction}] 

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