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Synonyms for manipulation
məˌnɪp yəˈleɪ ʃənma·nip·u·la·tion

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Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 4 votes

  1. manipulation, usenoun

    exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage

    "his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"

    Synonyms:
    usage, use, habit, handling, use of goods and services, consumption, usance, role, function, utilization, utilisation, employment, economic consumption, enjoyment, purpose, exercise

  2. handling, manipulationnoun

    the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means

    Synonyms:
    treatment, use, handling

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Dictionary of English Synonymes2.7 / 7 votes

  1. manipulationnoun

    Synonyms:
    manual operations

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.3 / 3 votes

  1. manipulationnoun

    Synonyms:
    handling, management

PPDB, the paraphrase database4.0 / 3 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "manipulation":

    handling, manipulating, rigging, tampering, manoeuvring, instrumentalisation

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How to use manipulation in a sentence?

  1. Claudio Semini:

    For us, it was natural to start to design also an arm, and then the plan is to build two arms and have them both on the robot to create a 'centaur' style of robot. And with the two arms the robot can be deployed to the real area where it needs to do any maintenance work or turn a valve in a rescue scenario or pick up a sample in a contaminated area or just clean up radioactive materials; there's a lot of potential future applications where manipulation is really important.

  2. Ma Zhaoxu:

    Any attempt to overturn or distort the conclusions of the joint study report is political manipulation and disrespect for global scientists and science, the label of' refusing origin tracing' can never be pinned on China. Instead, it is very appropriate for the United States itself.

  3. Hany Farid:

    It is striking that such a simple manipulation can be so effective and believable, to some, while I think that deep-fake technology poses a real threat, this type of low-tech fake shows that there is a larger threat of misinformation campaigns -- too many of us are willing to believe the worst in people that we disagree with.

  4. Panagis Galiatsatos:

    My big takeaway is that these toxins clearly seem to have some physiological impact on the cardiovascular system, and any manipulation should be taken into the context of a concern.

  5. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi:

    The Philippines' stubbornness is clearly the result of behind-the-scene instigation and political manipulation.


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