Definition of "manages" []

  • To be in charge (of); administer (verb)
  • To succeed in being able (to do something) despite obstacles; contrive (verb)
  • To have room, time, etc, for (verb)
  • To exercise control or domination over, often in a tactful or guileful manner (verb)
  • To contrive to carry on despite difficulties, esp financial ones (verb)
  • To wield or handle (a weapon) (verb)
  • To be frugal in the use of (verb)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of manage. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "manages" in a sentence
  • "But what Miss Scotto manages is to persuade the listener that these devices are being created afresh, that they are not merely bits of a stylistic accretion but the direct result of her personal understandings and reactions."
  • "If any other title manages to beat this in terms of excitement, aesthetics, atmosphere, and story telling, then it deserves its own religion."
  • "On the other hand if That idiot Al Frankenstein manages to steal a senate seat in Minnesota the Socialists will have 60."