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Another word for manage

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Verb
  1. To control or direct the functioning of

    See also:

    control

  2. To control the course of (an activity)

    See also:

    over

  3. To have charge of (the affairs of others)

    See also:

    over

  4. To progress or perform adequately, especially in difficult circumstances

Another word for manage

Synonym Study

  • Direct implies less supervision of actual details, but stresses the issuance of general orders or instructions to direct the construction of a dam
  • Conduct implies supervising by using one's executive skill, knowledge, and wisdom to conduct a sales campaign
  • Control implies firm direction by regulation or restraint and often connotes complete domination the school board controls the system
  • Manage implies supervision that involves the personal handling of all details to manage a department