HyperDic: manipulation

English > 2 senses of the word manipulation:
NOUNactmanipulation, useexerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage
actmanipulation, handlingthe action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means
manipulation > pronunciation
Soundsmahnih.pyahley'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > manipulation: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningExerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage.
Example"his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"
Synonymuse
Narrowermind gameDeliberate actions of calculated psychological manipulation intended to intimidate or confuse (usually for competitive advantage)
BroaderinfluenceCausing something without any direct or apparent effort
Spanishmanejo, manipulación
Catalanmaneig, manipulació
Verbsmanipulatecontrol (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage
manipulateinfluence or control shrewdly or deviously
English > manipulation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means.
Synonymhandling
Narrowerfielding(baseball) handling the ball while playing in the field
Broadertouch, touchingThe act of putting two things together with no space between them
Spanishmanejo, manipulación
Catalanmaneig, manipulació
Verbsmanipulatetreat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed
manipulatehold something in one's hands and move it

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