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Synonyms for manipulation
məˌnɪp yəˈleɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. manipulation, use(noun)

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

    "his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"

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

  2. handling, manipulation(noun)

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

    treatment, use, handling

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. manipulation(n.)

    manual operations

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. manipulation(n)

    handling, management

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    handling, manipulating, rigging, tampering, manoeuvring, instrumentalisation

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How to use manipulation in a sentence?

  1. Patrick Coughlin:

    We're pretty excited, even if manipulation took place in another market, if it were directed toward our clients' markets and inflated the price of aluminum there, we should be able to bring an antitrust case.

  2. Chairman Huber:

    I want to be very clear, the manipulation of tests for diesel engines is a moral and political disaster, the illegal behaviour of developers and technicians in the development of engines has shocked Volkswagen as much as it has the public.

  3. Chris Farrell:

    There was no lawful reason to turn anything over to the Hillary Clinton Foundation for review, it was an administrative ‘ stall tactic ’ consistent with the Clintons' cover-up strategy and facilitated by a complicit State Department. This is a shameful manipulation of the FOIA process to hide information from the public.

  4. Christophe Deloire:

    Reporters Without Borders expresses its sharp indignation on learning of the Ukrainian secret service's manipulation carried out as part of an information war, it is always very dangerous for states to play with facts and especially on the backs of journalists.

  5. Shayne Stevenson:

    That CFTC and DOJ teamed up to combat market manipulation ... and to arrest him for this conduct, sends a strong deterrent signal.

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