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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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. manipulate(v. a. n.)

    Synonyms:
    work or operate with the hands

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    handle

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