• "She managed to drag her on shore."
    "She managed to drag her on shore."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n manager (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
    • n manager someone who controls resources and expenditures
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Letter from General Rodriguez to the Ford manager in Mexico City Letter from General Rodriguez to the Ford manager in Mexico City

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 75% of American households, women manage the money and pay the bills
    • Manager A contriver; an intriguer.
    • Manager A person who conducts business or household affairs with economy and frugality; a good economist. "A prince of great aspiring thoughts; in the main, a manager of his treasure."
    • Manager One who manages; a conductor or director; as, the manager of a theater. "A skillful manager of the rabble."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Jupiter has the shortest day of all the planets. Although it has a circumference of 280,000 miles compared with Earth's 25,000 Jupiter manages to make one turn in 9 hours and 55 minutes.
    • n manager One who manages, directs, or controls: as, a good manager of horses, or of business.
    • n manager One charged with the management, direction, or control of an affair, undertaking, or business, a director or conductor: as, the manager of a theater or of an enterprise; a railroad manager.
    • n manager An adept in the art of managing, directing, or controlling; one expert in contriving or planning.
    • n manager In chancery practice, a receiver authorized not merely to collect and apply assets, but also to carry on or superintend a trade or business: often called receiver and manager. Synonyms 1. and 2 Superintendent, overseer, supervisor.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: On average women say 7,000 words per day. Men manage just over 2000.
    • Manager one who manages: a person who controls a business or other concern
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  • John Dearden
    John Dearden
    “How you measure the performance of your managers directly affects the way they act.”
  • Tatsuhiko Andoh
    Tatsuhiko Andoh
    “Most important for us is a good spiritual relationship between employees and management.”
  • George Carey
    George Carey
    “People have described me as a management bishop but I say to my critics, Jesus was a management expert too.”
  • Edward F. Halifax
    “I often think how much easier the world would have been to manage if Herr Hitler and Signor Mussolini had been at Oxford.”
  • Moliere
    “We always speak well when we manage to be understood.”
  • Kenneth Cork
    Kenneth Cork
    “Managing directors are not paid to be busy, they are paid to think.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. manége, the managing of a horse—It. maneggio—L. manus, the hand.


In literature:

The next morning my master received a visit from a man named Huckstep, who had undertaken the management of his plantation as an overseer.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
But while Mrs. Carroll was very kind to her servants, her manager was equally as cruel.
"The Underground Railroad" by William Still
But the manager looked upon her with eyes of favor.
"The Girl from Montana" by Grace Livingston Hill
The difficulty about the Randolphs was managed easily enough.
"The Real Adventure" by Henry Kitchell Webster
It is Lady Verner who will have the management of my money, is it not, now that I have left Mrs.
"Verner's Pride" by Mrs. Henry Wood
Oh, I'll manage, I'll manage fine.
"The Honorable Miss" by L. T. Meade
This, it seemed plain, could be prevented by well managed syndicalism.
"The Unpopular Review, Volume II Number 3" by Various
Once again Locke managed to get one of his arms free and, before they could prevent him, two emissaries lay prostrate on the wharf.
"The Master Mystery" by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
There are several ways of accomplishing the task, the most successful method being managed thus.
"The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition" by Sutton and Sons
Management individuality is considered in selecting workers as it could not be under either of the other two forms of management.
"The Psychology of Management" by L. M. Gilbreth

In poetry:

Poor Josephine, she knew me well-and, faith, she ought to know;
For since the bishop sent me here, some thirty years ago,
My one and only manager, my right-hand man she'd been;
I never had a word against my trusted Josephine.
"Josephine" by John O Brien
The merciless sea was running mountains high,
And to save themselves from a watery grave manfully they did try;
But the vessel became unmanageable, but still they worked away,
And managed to launch two small boats without dismay.
"The Wreck of the Steamer 'Storm Queen'" by William Topaz McGonagall
Were you quite fair with me?
Yet even so, my Recha, thy escape
Remains a wonder, only possible
To Him, who of the proud pursuits of princes
Makes sport--or if not sport--at least delights
To head and manage them by slender threads.
"Nathan The Wise - Act I" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
He soon began to sulk and loaf, his batting eye went lame;
No home runs on the score card now were chalked against his name;
The fans without exception gave the manager no peace,
For one and all kept clamoring for Casey's quick release.
"Casey's Revenge" by Henry Grantland Rice
For, Annie, you see, her father was not the man to save,
Had n't a head to manage, and drank himself into his grave.
Pretty enough, very pretty! but I was against it for one.
Eh!—but he would n't hear me—and Willy, you say, is gone.
"The Grandmother" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
But just in time the thought occurred to me
That England commonly commits her course
To men as good at heart as even we
And possibly much richer in resource;
That we had better mind our own affairs
And leave these gentlemen to manage theirs.
"To Mr. William Watson" by Sir Owen Seaman

In news:

Antwerp-based Ecu-Line will use Catapult 's rate and quotation management system, where employees and customers are able to manage their global shipping rates from one web-based system.
This year, manage your home improvement projects - like sealing gaps and cracks the same way you manage your fantasy football team.
This centralization enables stations to manage advertising clients and all sales processes, from account management, CRM and budgeting to sales activity, yield management and collections.
Charles River Helps Fund Managers Manage Their Data.
Manage your Apple Macintosh clients like you manage your Windows clients.
The Arizona Department of Corrections has given a green light to four private, for-profit correctional management corporations for the construction and management of an additional 5,000 state prison beds.
Manager, Physical Rehabilitation Rush- Copley Medical Center, located in the Fox Valley area of Aurora, IL, is seeking a Inpatient Nursing Manager for Physical.
Transas Marine launches its Port Management Information System s (PMIS), a comprehensive solution for real-time port management.
The Flint City Council has announced its intent to file a lawsuit against the emergency financial manager, with council members saying Public Act 72 doesn't exist and the manager was wrongly appointed over city operations.
Windows 8 on mobile devices will be managed with Microsoft's cloud-based management tool.
John Marshall , who was appointed to manage the association until a replacement for Chris Storey was found, will assume the role of managing director until further notice.
UVTechnology, Milford, OH, USA — The company announces the hiring of John Mitchell product manager/sales manager.
"Luckily, it was just the building," says Rick Jones, president of Management Services, which manages Sadler Court apartments.
HSM (Honeywell Security Monitoring) has named Phil Keohen to its management team as District General Manager for the Central Coast District.
Munnell, a former member of the Council of Economic Advisers, is the Peter F Drucker professor of management sciences at Boston College's Carroll School of Management and director of the college's Center for Retirement Research.

In science:

The main flaw in this scheme, however, is that even if one manages to invert the above expressions, the potential V (φ) one finally finds may happen to be completely irrelevant. A different approach to solve this system of equations is suggested by their similarity to those ones arising in supergravity .
Exact Inflationary Solutions from a Superpotential
They managed to study eigenvalue correlations analytically for arbitrary N , M .
Spectra of Random Contractions and Scattering Theory for Discrete-Time Systems
Yet wave localization in one dimension (1D) poses a more manageable problem which can be tackled in an exact manner by the transfer matrix method.
Localization of acoustic waves in 1D random liquid media
This is the well-studied Tsetlin library, or weighted randomto-top shuffle, which arises in the study of dynamic list-management in computer science.
Semigroups, rings, and Markov chains
For example we would like to have in our Monte Carlo sample the rare neutrons from a source that manage to penetrate a very thick shield and enter the detector kept on the other side.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem