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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Man·age v. t. [imp. & p. p. Managed p. pr. & vb. n. Managing ]
 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. Newton.
    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.
 5. To bring about; to contrive.
 Syn: -- To direct; govern; control; wield; order; contrive; concert; conduct; transact.