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manipulate

 
Verb manipulate has 6 senses
  1. manipulate, pull strings, pull wires - influence or control shrewdly or deviously; "He manipulated public opinion in his favor"
    --1 is one way to influence, act upon, work
    Derived form: noun manipulation1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. manipulate - hold something in one's hands and move it
    --2 is one way to
    handle, palm
    Derived forms: noun manipulation2, noun manipulator2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent - fake or falsify; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
    --3 is one way to cheat, chisel
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    => Somebody ----s
  4. rig, manipulate - manipulate in a fraudulent manner; "rig prices"
    --4 is one way to price
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. manipulate, keep in line, control - 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"
    --5 is one way to interact
    Derived form: noun manipulation1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  6. manipulate - treat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed
    --6 is one way to
    treat, care for
    Derived form: noun manipulation2
    Sample sentence:
    Did he manipulate his foot?
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