Definition of Manipulate


  • treat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed
  • 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"
    - keep in line
  • manipulate in a fraudulent manner
    "rig prices"
  • tamper, with the purpose of deception
    "Fudge the figures"
    "cook the books"
    "falsify the data"
  • hold something in one's hands and move it
  • influence or control shrewdly or deviously
    "He manipulated public opinion in his favor"
    - pull strings - pull wires
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Manipulate

  • Scrabble® score of the manipulate (14)
  • Word Chums® score of the manipulate (20)
  • Words With Friends® score of the manipulate (19)

Unscramble manipulate

648 unscramble word found using the letters manipulate.

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