English - Vietnamese Dictionary
manipulate /mə'nipjuleit/Concise Dictionary
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manipulates|manipulated|manipulatingmə'nɪpjəleɪt /-jʊl-Thesaurus Dictionary
+influence or control shrewdly or deviously
+hold something in one's hands and move it
+fake or falsify
+manipulate in a fraudulent manner
+control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage
+treat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed
Advanced English Dictionary
1 manage, handle, control, manoeuvre, orchestrate, choreograph, influence, use, exploit, play on, utilize:
He knows how to manipulate people to make them do what he wants.
2 handle, control, operate, direct, work, use, employ, negotiate:
The controls can be manipulated to make the robot imitate human motion
3 rig, falsify, juggle, tamper with, doctor, Colloq cook, Chiefly Brit fiddle:
He's been manipulating his expense account for years.
+ verb [VN]Collocation Dictionary
1 ~ (sb into sth / into doing sth) (disapproving) to control or influence sb/sth, often in a dishonest way so that they do not realize it: She uses her charm to manipulate people. + As a politician, he knows how to manipulate public opinion. + They managed to manipulate us into agreeing to help.
2 to control or use sth in a skilful way: to manipulate the gears and levers of a machine + Computers are very efficient at manipulating information.
3 (technical) to move a person's bones or joints into the correct position
manipulation noun [U, C]: Advertising like this is a cynical manipulation of the elderly. + data manipulation + manipulation of the bones of the back
They believe that voters can be easily manipulated.
| successfully | deftly, delicately, skilfully | deliberately, systematically | genetically
genetically manipulated organisms
VERB + MANIPULATE
be able to, can | attempt to, try to
Children try to manipulate you.
| be easy to | know how to, learn (how) to
She knows how to manipulate the audience.
the ability to manipulate sb/sth
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