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manipulate

manipulate as in influence or control shrewdly or deviously
  • "He manipulated public opinion in his favor"

Synonyms

  • pull stringsinfluence or control shrewdly or deviously
  • pull wiresinfluence or control shrewdly or deviously
manipulate as in hold something in one's hands and move it
    manipulate as in tamper, with the purpose of deception
    • "Fudge the figures"
    • "cook the books"
    • "falsify the data"

    Synonyms

    • fudgesoft creamy candy ; tamper, with the purpose of deception; avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
    • fakefraudulent; not genuine or real; something that is a counterfeit; a person who makes deceitful pretenses ; (football) a deceptive move made by a football player ; make a copy of with the intent to deceive; tamper, with the purpose of deception; speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths
    • falsifymake false by mutilation or addition; tamper, with the purpose of deception; prove false; falsify knowingly; insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
    • cooksomeone who cooks food ; English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779) ; prepare a hot meal; prepare for eating by applying heat; transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; tamper, with the purpose of deception; transform by heating
    • wanglean instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery ; achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods ; tamper, with the purpose of deception
    • misrepresentrepresent falsely; tamper, with the purpose of deception
    manipulate as in manipulate in a fraudulent manner
    • "rig prices"

    Synonyms

    • rigarrange the outcome of by means of deceit; manipulate in a fraudulent manner; connect or secure to; equip with sails or masts; gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise ; a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together ; formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel ; a set of clothing (with accessories); gear used in fishing ; a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses ; the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
    manipulate as in maintain influence over (others or oneself) 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"

    Synonyms

    • keep in linemaintain influence over (others or oneself) skillfully, usually to one's advantage
    • controlexercise authoritative control or power over; lessen the intensity of; handle and cause to function; maintain influence over (others or oneself) skillfully, usually to one's advantage; check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard; place under restrictions; verify by using a duplicate register for comparison; be careful or certain to do something; have a firm understanding or knowledge of; power to direct or determine; a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another; (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc; a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment; the activity of managing or exerting control over something; the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; discipline in personal and social activities; great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity; a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine; a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance ; the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.
    manipulate as in treat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed