HyperDic: manipulate

English > 6 senses of the word manipulate:
VERBsocialmanipulate, pull strings, pull wiresinfluence or control shrewdly or deviously
contactmanipulatehold something in one's hands and move it
socialmanipulate, fudge, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresenttamper, with the purpose of deception
possessionmanipulate, rigmanipulate in a fraudulent manner
emotionmanipulate, keep in line, controlcontrol (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage
bodymanipulatetreat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed
manipulate > pronunciation
Soundsmahnih'pyahley.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > manipulate: 6 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningInfluence or control shrewdly or deviously.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"He manipulated public opinion in his favor"
Synonymspull strings, pull wires
Broaderinfluence, act upon, workHave and exert influence or effect
Spanishmanipular
Catalanmanipular
Adjectivesmanipulativeskillful in influencing or controlling others to your own advantage
Nounsmanipulationexerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage
English > manipulate: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaninghold something in one's hands and move it.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Narrowerknead, workmake uniform
lay hands onManage with the hands
massage, rub down, kneadmanually manipulate (someone's body) , usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes
mousemanipulate the mouse of a computer
operate, controlHandle and cause to function
shuffle, ruffle, mixmix so as to make a random order or arrangement
tamper, fiddle, monkeyplay around with or alter or falsify / falsify / falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly
toy, fiddle, diddle, playmanipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination
twiddle, fiddle withmanipulate, as in a nervous or unconscious manner
wield, handle, manageHandle effectively
Broaderhandle, palmtouch, lift, or hold with the hands
Spanishmanipular
Catalanmanipular
Nounsmanipulationthe action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means
manipulatora person who handles things manually
English > manipulate: 6 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningTamper, with the purpose of deception.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsfudge, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent
Narrowerjugglemanipulate by or as if by moving around components
Broadercheat, chiselEngage in deceitful behavior
Spanishadulterar, desfigurar, falsear, falsificar, fingir, hacer trampa, manipular, tergiversar
Catalanfalsejar, falsificar, tergiversar
English > manipulate: 6 senses > verb 4, possession
Meaningmanipulate in a fraudulent manner.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymrig
BroaderpriceDetermine the price of
Spanishamañar, manipular
Catalanmanipular
English > manipulate: 6 senses > verb 5, emotion
MeaningControl (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"She manipulates her boss"
Synonymskeep in line, control
Narrowerhandleshow and train
ingratiategain favor / favor with somebody by deliberate efforts
teaseTo arouse hope, desire, or curiosity without satisfying them
BroaderinteractAct together or towards others or with others
Spanishcontrolar, manipular
Adjectivesmanipulativeskillful in influencing or controlling others to your own advantage
Nounsmanipulationexerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage
English > manipulate: 6 senses > verb 6, body
Meaningtreat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he manipulate his foot?
Broadertreat, care forProvide treatment for
Catalanmanipular
Nounsmanipulationthe action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means

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