Synonyms for (verb) manipulate

Synonyms: manipulate

Definition: treat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed

Similar words: treat, care for

Definition: provide treatment for

Usage: The doctor treated my broken leg; The nurses cared for the bomb victims; The patient must be treated right away or she will die; Treat the infection with antibiotics


Synonyms: manipulate

Definition: hold something in one's hands and move it

Similar words: handle, palm

Definition: touch, lift, or hold with the hands

Usage: Don't handle the merchandise


Synonyms: manipulate, keep in line, control

Definition: control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage

Usage: 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

Similar words: interact

Definition: act together or towards others or with others

Usage: He should interact more with his colleagues


Synonyms: rig, manipulate

Definition: manipulate in a fraudulent manner

Usage: rig prices

Similar words: price

Definition: determine the price of

Usage: The grocer priced his wares high


Synonyms: pull strings, pull wires, manipulate

Definition: influence or control shrewdly or deviously

Usage: He manipulated public opinion in his favor

Similar words: act upon, work, influence

Definition: have and exert influence or effect

Usage: The artist's work influenced the young painter; She worked on her friends to support the political candidate


Synonyms: fudge, fake, falsify, manipulate, cook, misrepresent, wangle

Definition: tamper, with the purpose of deception

Usage: Fudge the figures; cook the books; falsify the data

Similar words: cheat, chisel

Definition: engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud

Usage: Who's chiseling on the side?