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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To work or operate with the hands. Also: To manage or control in a clever or unfair way.

Usage examples (34)
  • After observing the loved and the unloved, we found the loved ones rarely tried to manipulate others.
  • Keep in mind that the word manipulate has many definitions, including these from a Webster’s dictionary:
  • RICHARD: I think the word manipulate is a bad term.
  • An uneducated populace is easy to frighten and manipulate, which is clearly the way some people want it. for more
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