What is another word for manipulate?

Synonyms for manipulate
məˈnɪp yəˌleɪt

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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

Editors Contribution

  1. beguile

    beguile second meaning is cheating

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. manipulate(v. a. n.)

    Synonyms:
    work or operate with the hands

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. manipulate(v)

    Synonyms:
    handle, operate, manage

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "manipulate":

    handle

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How to use manipulate in a sentence?

  1. Dana Rohrabacher:

    I think we've been sold a bill of goods, this could well be a situation where you've got an American billionaire [Browder] who's been able to manipulate the situation in order to protect his own activities. That may be the case. I'm not making that charge.

  2. Jean Todt:

    If a team has some doubts, they could have made a protest, it would be much more healthy rather than to manipulate the press to address the problem.

  3. William Arthur Ward:

    Blessed is he who has learned To admire but not envy, To follow but not imitate, To praise but not flatter, And to lead but not manipulate.

  4. Mark Summers:

    His intention was to manipulate the market process by creating a false impression of liquidity. It was bogus from the outset.

  5. Natalia Martinez:

    But it has allowed the Cuban government to manipulate this status in order to be able to justify its actions. being a relatively recent Miami re-transplant, I think I have an optimistic view.

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