manage

n.

  1. The handling or government of anything, but esp. of a horse; management; administration. See Manege.
  2. To have under control and direction; to conduct; to guide; to administer; to treat; to handle.
  3. 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.
  4. To train in the manege, as a horse; to exercise in graceful or artful action.
  5. To treat with care; to husband.
  6. To bring about; to contrive.

v. i.

  1. To direct affairs; to carry on business or affairs; to administer.