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Manager appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • Can you imagine an imaginary menagerie manager
    imagining managing an imaginary menagerie?
  • Imagine, imagining imagining, an imaginary imaginary imaginary menagerie manager, imagining imagining imagining an imaginary imaginary imaginary managerie.

Usage statistics for the noun manager:

spoken English30.1%written English69.9% conversational speech19.25%task-oriented speech80.75%
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The word manager is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun manager

What does manager mean as a name of something?

Manager is one of the top 1000 most common nouns. It is used mostly in informational writing, being one of the top 1000 most common nouns in informational written English.View more statistics!

noun - plural: managers

  1. someone who controls resources and expenditures
  2. (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team

Specialised definition of the noun manager

Glossary of sports

someone who organises and controls the training of an athlete or a sports team (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

person responsible for accompanying measures in the course of athletic training and competition. The most important tasks of a counsellor are: supplying optimal learning aids, mediating social well-being, creating motivation for performance as well as solving conflicts, promoting talent, coordinating sport and professional issues, being a team leader, creating a positive attitude towards competitions, and public relations. A counsellor plays an especially important role in youth sport. (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

in professional sport, an individual who is responsible for the economic and organizational needs of sport clubs or individual departments of clubs (e.g. soccer departments of first league clubs), or advisors for individual professional athletes (e.g. tennis players). (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)


  1. Manager is a fictional character from the 1988 film The Vanishing.
  2. Manager is a fictional character from 1993 film Pozegnanie z Maria.
  3. Manager is a fictional character from the 2003 romantic comedy film Anything Else.
  4. Manager is a fictional character from the 1963 film The Organizer.
  5. Manager is a fictional character from On The Loose.
  6. Manager is a fictional character from the 1965 film Preminchi Choodu.
  7. Manager is a fictional character from the 1992 film Angaar.
  8. Manager is a fictional character from the 2001 film Hum Ho Gaye Aapke.
  9. Manager is a fictional character from the 2003 film Singles.
  10. Manager is a fictional character from the 2012 film Dancing Queen.
  11. Manager is a fictional character from the 2012 film You Are God.
  12. Manager is a fictional character from the 1974 film Dil Diwana.
  13. Manager is a fictional character from the 2001 TV series Angelic Layer.
  14. Manager is a fictional character from the 1960 film Gastone.
  15. Manager is a fictional character from the 1969 film Chanda Aur Bijli.
  16. Manager is a fictional character from the 1987 film Insaniyat Ke Dushman.
  17. Manager is a fictional character from the 1962 film Ek Musafir Ek Hasina.
  18. Manager is a fictional character from the 1992 film Netorare Sosuke.
  19. Manager is a fictional character from the 1974 film Chorus.
  20. Manager is a fictional character from the 1988 film Veerana.
  21. Manager is a fictional character from the 2013 film Shree.
  22. Manager is a fictional character from The Deaths of Chet Baker.
  23. Manager is a fictional character from the 1983 film G.
  24. Manager is a fictional character from 4 Caminos.
  25. Manager is a fictional character from the 2012 film Sometimes We Sit and Think, and Sometimes We Just Sit.
  26. Manager a.k.a. Balram is a fictional film character.
  27. Manager is a fictional character from the 2014 film Autómata.
  28. Manager is a fictional character from the 1993 film Farewell My Concubine.
  29. Manager is a fictional character in the 1973 film Niebieskie jak Morze Czarne.
  30. Manager is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Burr Effect.
  31. Manager is a fictional character from Coneccion Caribe.
  32. Manager is a fictional character from a 1971 film Klopotliwy gosc.
  33. Manager is a fictional character from the 2011 film White: The Melody of the Curse.
  34. Manager is a fictional character from the 1946 film The Overlanders.
  35. Manager is a fictional character from the 2008 film The Unmoved Mover.
  36. Manager is a fictional character from the 2011 film Jeff, Who Lives at Home.
  37. Manager is a fictional character from the 2008 film Mesa de Bar.
  38. Manager is a fictional character from the 2013 film Only God Forgives.

There are other characters with in their name, like Bank Manager, Farm Manager, Rock Manager, Floor Manager, Hotel manager, Plant Manager, Sales Manager, Stage Manager, Store manager, Credit manager, Middle Manager, Office Manager, council-manager, General manager, Project manager, Station Manager, Campaign manager, Football Manager, Assistant manager.


"Manager" is a short film, directed by Jacob Meszaros.


  1. "Manager" is a musical single of Raphaël Haroche.
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  2. "Manager" is a cataloged instance, composition.


  1. Manager: In association football, a manager is responsible for running a football club or a national team. The manager may also serve as the coach of the team.
    • also known as soccer manager, association football manager, football manager
  2. Manager: In professional wrestling, a manager is a secondary character paired with a wrestler for a variety of reasons. The manager is often either a non-wrestler, an occasional wrestler, an older wrestler who has retired or is nearing retirement or, in some cases, a new wrestler who is breaking into the business and needs the experience in front of the crowds. The wrestler that a manager manages is called his or her charge. A wrestler's manager has nothing to do with their real-world agent.
  3. Manager: In Gaelic games, a manager or coach is an individual involved in the direction and instruction of the on-field operations of a team. Managing, or coaching, entails the application of sport tactics and strategies during the game itself, and usually entails substitution of players and other such actions as needed. Most managers are former players themselves, and are assisted by a group of selectors.
  4. ManaGeR or MGR was an early windowing system originally designed and developed for Sun computers in 1984 by Stephen A. Uhler, then at Bellcore.
  5. The manager of the football team.
  6. Manager: The term manager is a generic descriptive term for a person holding a non-specific executive leading position in a business or corporation.
  7. Manager: A Manager was any of a set of specialized components of the Mac OS operating system, including those that comprised the Macintosh Toolbox. Each of these Managers was responsible for handling system calls from applications running on the Macintosh, and could be built into the ROM or be loaded into RAM by the system.
  8. Manager: A person who has managed this team.
  9. Manager is a profession.

Phrases with Manager

  1. bank manager
  2. city manager
  3. Line Manager
  4. Floor Manager
  5. hotel manager
  6. Micro Manager
  7. stage manager
  8. Middle Manager
  9. Window manager
  10. Account Manager
  11. general manager
  12. Project manager
  13. Seagull manager
  14. baseball manager
  15. district manager
  16. Download manager
  17. First Line Manager

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Manager

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Google previewArt Directing Projects for Print (2009)

Solutions and Strategies for Creative Success by Tony Seddon, Luke Herriott

A project manager is a bit like a head waiter who knows what's happening in the restaurant, the kitchen, and the wine cellar, as well as providing the "face" of the restaurant to the diners. They bring together all the resources required to fulfill ...

Google previewVCP VMware Certified Professional vSphere 4 Study Guide (Exam VCP410) (2010)

by Robert Schmidt

vCenter Lab Manager is a product from VMware which allows server administrators to create complex libraries of virtual machines that...

Google previewGovernance and the Three Arms of Government in Sierra Leone (2014)

by Abubakar Hassan Kargbo

The local government service, whose manager is the Ministry of the Internal Affairs, Local Government, and Rural Development, but with delegation of the management of the human resources aspects to the Local Government Service ...

Google previewThe Project Risk Maturity Model (2012)

Measuring and Improving Risk Management Capability by Mr Martin Hopkinson

The fact that it would be inappropriate to leave such decisions to the project manager is a key reason for needing a project sponsor. The project manager is the person with overall responsibility for delivering the project in line with its objectives ...

Google previewIntelligent and Adaptive Educational-Learning Systems (2012)

Achievements and Trends by Alejandro Peña-Ayala

The three managers are explained below: Domain Manager: The domain manager is a module that is used to manipulate the information on the domain model by performing some basic operations. It is used by three front-end modules that ...

Google previewJBoss 3.2 Deployment and Administration (2008)

by Meeraj Kunnumpurath

The security manager refers to the jbossma-state. xml file to identify the user and the role assigned to the user and the file in which the addressed destination is configured to identify the...

manager is an intermediate interceptor in the chain that passes the messages from the invocation layer.

Google previewSystem Center 2012 Service Manager Unleashed (2014)

by Kerrie Meyler, Kurt Van Hoecke, Samuel Erskine, Steve Buchanan

Service Manager is a vision—an addition to System Center built to be “the most customizable and extensible product in...

Service Manager is the glue of these vast systems, providing configuration, incident, change, and problem management.

Google previewManaging Projects in the Real World (2014)

The Tips and Tricks No One Tells You About When You Start by Melanie McBride

A program manager is the person making sure that Mick actually shows up for the performance, that the venue is booked...

Google previewStructure and Operation of Local and Regional Democracy (1998)

Ireland : Situation in 1998 : Report Adopted by the Steering Committee on Local and Regional Democracy (CDLR) in June 1998

The manager is an officer of the county council or the city council as the case may be.

Google previewExam Ref 70-533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (2015)

by Michael Washam, Rick Rainey

Configuring Azure Traffic Manager Azure Traffic Manager is a network service that you can use to route users to website endpoints (deployments) in potentially different datacenters around the world. It provides services and settings that you ...

Google previewLearn How to Become a Successful Manager (Collection) (2013)

by Richard Templar

BEING A MANAGER IS AN ONGOING LEARNING EXPERIENCE. Chapter 51. Be Ready to Unlearn—What Works, Changes You know Learn from Your Mistakes.

Google previewFast Company The Rules of Business (2005)

55 Essential Ideas to Help Smart People (and Organizations) Perform At Their Best by Fast Company's Editors and Writers

The manager is a copy; the leader is an original. The manager maintains; the leader develops. The manager...

Google previewManaging Your Band (2011)

by Daniel E. Harmon

Communicating and Negotiating The manager is the band's main go-between in relations with nightclub owners and other employers, recording companies, music industry agents, producers, radio personalities, music publishers, lawyers, the ...

Google previewThe Managerial Leadership Bible (2015)

Learning the Strategic, Organizational, and Tactical Skills Everyone Needs Today by Jeffrey Magee

The manager is the person who watches out to ensure that organizational rules, policies, procedures, best practices, and guidelines are being followed and addressed. Within this management style, structured training and education of the ...

Google previewThe International Dictionary of Artificial Intelligence (1999)

by William J. Raynor

" The trading unit is a function created to manage accounting exposure and is directed by a "currency trading manager," operating in conjunction ...

Google previewTennessee Biographical Dictionary (2000)

by Jan Onofrio

They were together on the Chesapeake and Ohio in 1889, with the elder serving as general manager of the road and the son as engineer of maintenance of way. They were together again on the Illinois Central, for which young Harahan ...

Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Hoiberg, Senior Vice President and Editor Anita Wolff, Deputy Editor Marsha Mackenzie, Managing Editor and Director of Production Michael Levy, Senior Manager, ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Investing (2012)

by Robert E. Stevens

The pursuit of absolute performance is highly dependent on the skill of the investment manager, who may take advantage of pricing anomalies between related securities (arbitrage), engage in “momentum” investing to capture market trends, ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Insurance and Managed Care (2006)

by David E. Marcinko, MBA, CFP, CMP

PAG: policy advisory group PAHO: Pan American Health Organization PAM: patient accounts manager PAP: patient assessment profile PAR: participating provider (supplier) PARI: people actively reaching independence PARP: participating ...

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Usage statistics about manager

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the noun manager:

spoken English30.1%written English69.9% conversational speech19.25%task-oriented speech80.75% imaginative writing15.49%informational writing84.51%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun manager:


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Quotes about Manager

The only thing I believe is this: A player does not have to like a manager and he does not have to respect a manager. All he has to do is obey the rules. (Sparky Anderson)
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Scrabble value of M3A1N1A1G2E1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of MANAGER

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