What are some opposite words for manipulate?

Antonyms for manipulate
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This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term manipulate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. manipulate, pull strings, pull wires(verb)

    influence or control shrewdly or deviously

    "He manipulated public opinion in his favor"

    Synonyms:
    misrepresent, wangle, rig, cook, pull strings, keep in line, fudge, pull wires, falsify, control, fake

  2. manipulate(verb)

    hold something in one's hands and move it

    Synonyms:
    misrepresent, wangle, rig, cook, pull strings, keep in line, fudge, pull wires, falsify, control, fake

  3. fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent(verb)

    tamper, with the purpose of deception

    "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"

    Synonyms:
    warp, belie, circumvent, evade, ready, prepare, sidestep, cook, pull wires, fix, forge, manage, make, parry, dodge, finagle, fake, duck, alter, control, hedge, bullshit, put off, bull, talk through one's hat, falsify, distort, garble, counterfeit, pull strings, elude, interpolate, wangle, keep in line, fudge, misrepresent, rig, skirt

  4. rig, manipulate(verb)

    manipulate in a fraudulent manner

    "rig prices"

    Synonyms:
    misrepresent, set, wangle, rig, cook, pull strings, keep in line, fudge, pull wires, falsify, set up, control, fake

  5. manipulate, keep in line, control(verb)

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

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    assure, misrepresent, see, fudge, hold in, fake, pull strings, cook, control, moderate, hold, ensure, wangle, check, pull wires, keep in line, falsify, ascertain, operate, master, rig, see to it, command, insure, curb, verify, contain

  6. manipulate(verb)

    treat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed

    Synonyms:
    misrepresent, wangle, rig, cook, pull strings, keep in line, fudge, pull wires, falsify, control, fake

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. manipulate(v)

    Synonyms:
    handle, operate, manage

How to use manipulate in a sentence?

  1. Gail Beatty:

    He clearly used his power to manipulate her, i think what we have seen so far is grounds for impeachment.

  2. Meredith Root-Bernstein:

    We might think that only humans manipulate the environment to affect their own lives, but in different ways many other species do this too.

  3. Dan Gainor:

    This seems an unprecedented abuse of The White House influence to manipulate the public into believing celebrities genuinely supported the president, hollywood is just an extension of Obama's press office.

  4. Jigar Shah:

    The worst part of this is one German person could manipulate the entire trade apparatus of the United States for his own personal gain.

  5. Francois Souchet:

    With blockchain it is impossible to manipulate the results, ellen MacArthur Foundation provides all actors across the supply chain with certainty that the information is true.

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