Definitions for manipulate

Definitions for (verb) manipulate

Main entry: manipulate

Definition: treat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed

Main entry: manipulate

Definition: hold something in one's hands and move it

Main entry: manipulate, keep in line, control

Definition: control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage

Usage: She manipulates her boss; She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up; The teacher knew how to keep the class in line; she keeps in line

Main entry: rig, manipulate

Definition: manipulate in a fraudulent manner

Usage: rig prices

Main entry: pull strings, pull wires, manipulate

Definition: influence or control shrewdly or deviously

Usage: He manipulated public opinion in his favor

Main entry: fudge, fake, falsify, manipulate, cook, misrepresent, wangle

Definition: tamper, with the purpose of deception

Usage: Fudge the figures; cook the books; falsify the data

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