Definition of Mismanage

1. Verb. Manage badly or incompetently. "The funds were mismanaged"

Exact synonyms: Misconduct, Mishandle
Generic synonyms: Care, Deal, Handle, Manage
Derivative terms: Misconduct, Mismanagement



Definition of Mismanage

1. v. t. & i. To manage ill or improperly; as, to mismanage public affairs.

Definition of Mismanage

1. Verb. (transitive) To manage an area of responsibility in a way which is inept, incompetent, or dishonest. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To behave, in a management capacity, in a manner which is inept, incompetent, or dishonest. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mismanage

1. [v -AGED, -AGING, -AGES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mismanage

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mislook
mislore
misluck
mislucked
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misly
mislying
mismade
mismake
mismakes
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mismanage (current term)
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mismark
mismarked
mismarking

Literary usage of Mismanage

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1. Commentaries on the Law of Private Corporations by Seymour Dwight Thompson (1895)
"His liability for mismanage- 4676. Personal liability on his ultra ment, negligence, etc. vires contract. 4672. His obligations as a fiduciary. 4677. ..."

2. The Horticultural review and botanical magazine (1851)
"HOW TO mismanage A GARDEN. opposite Western Row—flowers generally before the 15th of ... HOW TO mismanage A GARDEN. MANURE. IT would be a great injustice to ..."

3. Philip II of Spain by Martin Andrew Sharp Hume (1906)
"... views with regard to England—Lennox and the Jesuits mismanage the plot—Philip's claim to the English crown—Expulsion of Mendoza from England—The English ..."

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