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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:

    handle

How to pronounce manipulate?

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How to use manipulate in a sentence?

  1. Ross Taylor:

    You would hide trades, say the profit was from something else, manipulate pricing to disguise where it came from, all so you didn't have to give up the idea to the boss.

  2. June 7:

    Korean government officials, from the highest level, through to the NPS, an organ of the State, acted to manipulate the vote motivated by bribery, favoritism to the Lee Family, and open hostility toward non-Korean investors.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Death is unavoidable, unimpeachably (beyond doubt and criticism). In fact, you can manipulate and escape every other fact of life except death itself. Besides that, every other fact of life has a solution excluding death. Oh! yes, you will surely die someday, sometime, somehow and somewhere. Thus, engage and indulge yourself in doing only something or things that can outlive you and speak for you perpetually after your demise. ~Emeasoba George

  4. Emeasoba George:

    No one can/will insinuate himself/herself into someone else's destiny i.e. no matter how smart/sharp you think you are, you can't/won't manipulate your destiny. Moreover, that signifies until you engage and indulge in your God-given destiny, life is likely not to augur well with you. Therefore, endeavour at all cost to discover and fulfill your God-given destiny.

  5. Lorenzo Diaz-Mataix:

    Our results not only show that we are able to artificially manipulate memory, but also that this manipulation is correlated with long-lasting changes in the brain, basic findings like this one will potentially help to understand and treat many psychiatric conditions that share aberrant memory processing.


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