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One entry found for manipulate.
Main Entry: ma·nip·u·late
Pronunciation: mschwa-primarystressnip-yschwa-secondarystresslamacrt
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -lat·ed; -lat·ing
1 : to treat or operate with or as if with the hands or by mechanical means especially with skill <manipulate the trackball>
2 : to manage or use skillfully <manipulate masses of statistics>
3 : to manage especially with intent to deceive <manipulate accounts> <manipulate public opinion>
synonym see HANDLE
- ma·nip·u·la·tion /-secondarystressnip-yschwa-primarystresslamacr-shschwan/ noun
- ma·nip·u·la·tor /-primarystressnip-yschwa-secondarystresslamacrt-schwar/ noun

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