Definition of MANIPULATE

verb : MANIPULATE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) hold something in one's hands and move it ;

  • 5. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) treat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed ;


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