Synonyms of 'manage'
to be in charge ofWithin two years, he was managing the store.
be in charge of,
His father ran a prosperous business.
the feudal lord who ruled this land
She will direct day-to-day operations.
I decided to conduct an experiment.
the French general who commands the UN troops in the region
They go to the polls on Friday to choose the people they want to govern their country.
Next summer's exams will be straightforward to administer.
Get a surveyor to oversee and inspect the various stages of the work.
One of his jobs was supervising the dining room.
be head of,
call the shots in,
During the interval, he superintended a prize draw.
call the tune in
to be in charge ofManaging your time is increasingly important.
to struggle on despite difficulties, esp. financial onesHow did your mother manage when your sister left for university?
cope, , ,
He coped really well in difficult circumstances.
the skills and qualities needed to succeed
get on, ,
I asked how he was getting on.
He was not faring well.
He wondered how they were making out.
cut it (informal),
You can't get along without money.
It's not going to be easy but I can make do.
get by (informal),
I'm a survivor. I'll get by.
crack it (informal),
those who can only manage a few hours of work
people who have performed outstanding acts of bravery
I was trying to do some work.
achieve, , , ,
There are many who will work hard to achieve these goals.
If we all work together, I think we can accomplish our goal.
Somehow he contrived to pass her a note without the teacher seeing it.
bring about or off
to keep under controlHer daughter couldn't manage the horse.
He now controls the largest retail development empire in southern California.
You should not let other people control you.
What you eat may influence your risk of getting cancer.
She guided the plane down the runway and took off.
One report said the aircraft would become difficult to handle.
His genius alone has mastered every crisis.
No company should be permitted to dominate the market.
He's a very difficult character. He manipulates people.
She was unable, for once, to manipulate events.
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in the sense of accomplish
to completeIf we all work together, I think we can accomplish our goal.
in the sense of achieve
to gain by hard work or effortThere are many who will work hard to achieve these goals.
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