Manage and Obey


Manage verb - To deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently.

Obey is an antonym for manage in topics: control, fail.


Obey verb - To act according to the commands of.

Manage is an antonym for obey in disobey topic.

Nearby Word: obeying

Common collocations

people manage people obey people
time manage time obey time
way manage way obey way
empire manage empire obey empire
Other words: powers.
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