MAN'AGE, v.t.1. To conduct; to carry on; to direct the concerns of; as, to manage a farm; to manage the affairs of a family. What wars I manage, and what wreaths I gain.2. To train or govern, as a horse. They vault from hunters to the managed steed.3. To govern; to control; to make tame or tractable; as, the buffalo is too refractory to be managed.4. To wield; to move or use in the manner desired; to have under command. Long tubes are cumbersome, and scarce to be easily managed.5. To make subservient. Antony managed him to his own views.6. To husband; to treat with caution or sparingly. The less he had to lose, the less he car'd To manage lithesome life, when love was the reward.7. To treat with caution or judgment; to govern with address. It was much his interest to manage his protestant subjects.
MAN'AGE, v.i. To direct or conduct affairs; to carry on concerns or business. Leave them to manage for thee.
MAN'AGE, n. Conduct; administration; as the manage of the state or kingdom.1. Government; control,as of a horse, or the exercise of riding him.2. Discipline; governance; direction.3. Use; application or treatment. Quicksilver will not endure the manage of the fire.
[This word is nearly obsolete in all its applications, unless in reference to horses. We now use management.]