What is another word for mismanage?

Pronunciation: [mɪsmˈanɪd͡ʒ] (IPA)

Mismanage refers to poor management or handling of something. It can be used in various contexts such as managing resources, finances, projects, or personnel. Synonyms for mismanage include mishandle, misdirect, misgovern, misrule, misapply, misappropriate, misallocate, misjudge, mislead, and misinterpret. These words imply that the person in charge or responsible for something has made a mistake, failed to make the right decisions, or lacked the necessary skills or knowledge to handle the situation effectively. To avoid mismanagement, it is important to plan, organize, and prioritize tasks, delegate responsibilities, seek advice when needed, and learn from mistakes.

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What are the hypernyms for Mismanage?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Mismanage?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for mismanage?

Mismanage is a verb that means to handle improperly, to bungle or mishandle something. When we look for antonyms for mismanage, we seek for words that describe the opposite of those poor management skills. Here are some of the antonyms for mismanage: organize, manage, handle, direct, oversee, conduct, run, regulate, govern, administer, and supervise. These words imply that there is a clear strategy or plan in place, and that things are efficiently executed according to that plan. Negating the negative connotation of mismanage, these words suggest that the person in charge of a task or project is capable and effective, bringing about successful results through guidance and control.

What are the antonyms for Mismanage?

Usage examples for Mismanage

It is possible in liturgies so to employ the principle of repetition that no wearying sense of sameness will be conveyed, and again it is possible so to mismanage it as to transform worship into something little better than a "slow mechanic exercise."
"A Short History of the Book of Common Prayer"
William Reed Huntington
His chief defect was his forgetfulness and absence of mind, which made him mismanage important business.
"The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons"
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
If he does not go astray in any other way, he will probably mismanage his money matters.
"Castle Richmond"
Anthony Trollope

Famous quotes with Mismanage

  • A demagogue is a person with whom we disagree as to which gang should mismanage the country.
    Don Marquis
  • Freedom also includes the right to mismanage your own affairs.
    Author Unknown
  • A demagogue is a person with whom we disagree as to which gang should mismanage the country.
    Don Marquis

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