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manipulate 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/məˈnipyəˌlāt/,
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manipulated, past participle; manipulated, past tense; manipulating, present participle; manipulates, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Handle or control (a tool, mechanism, etc.), typically in a skillful manner
    • - he manipulated the dials of the set
  2. Alter, edit, or move (text or data) on a computer

  3. Examine or treat (a part of the body) by feeling or moving it with the hand
    • - a system of healing based on manipulating the ligaments of the spine
  4. Control or influence (a person or situation) cleverly, unfairly, or unscrupulously
    • - the masses were deceived and manipulated by a tiny group
  5. Alter (data) or present (statistics) so as to mislead


  1. influence or control shrewdly or deviously; "He manipulated public opinion in his favor"
  2. hold something in one's hands and move it
  3. fudge: tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
  4. rig: manipulate in a fraudulent manner; "rig prices"
  5. control (others or oneself) or influence 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
  7. Manipulated is a remix album by Gravity Kills, released by TVT Records.
  8. To move, arrange or operate something using the hands; To influence, manage, direct, control or tamper with something; To handle and move a body part, either as an examination or for a therapeutic purpose
  9. (MANIPULATING) Managing skillfully especially with the intent to deceive.
  10. (Manipulating) Adding, exchanging, deleting, or transposing phonemes (sounds) to form new words
  11. (Manipulation) As defined in Section 562 of the Tariff Act, processing wherein merchandise is packed, unpacked, repacked, cleaned, sorted, graded, or otherwise changed in condition. ...
  12. (Manipulation) On US Bank Auction, the Site founder has the option of allowing sellers to manipulate the price of any item they offer, effectively allowing the seller to change the items minimum bid at will. ...
  13. (Manipulation) A non-specific manual procedure that involves a directed thrust to move a joint past its physiological range of motion.
  14. (Manipulation) Any planned operation, transaction, or practice that causes or maintains an artificial price. ...
  15. (Manipulation) An illegal operation. Buying or selling a security for the purpose of creating false or misleading appearance of active trading or for the purpose of raising or depressing the price to induce purchase or sale by others.
  16. (Manipulation) A form of chiropractic treatment, which involves the application of gentle, yet firm, specified pressure to bones. The goal of manipulation is to relieve pressure from the surrounding spinal nerves, eliminate pain and restore normal range of motion.
  17. (Manipulation) The forceful passive movement of a joint beyond its active limit of motion. It does not imply the use of precision, specificity or the correction of nerve interference. Therefore, it is not synonymous with chiropractic adjustment.
  18. (Manipulation) An intervention or treatment introduced by the researcher in an experimental or quasi-experimental study. The researcher manipulates the independent variable to assess its impact on the dependent variable.
  19. (manipulation) a general term for various musical processes applied to change, develop or extend a musical idea, phrase into a musical form.
  20. (Manipulation) Manual movement of the spinal bones or joints to restore normal function.
  21. ("Manipulation") Steering a pHD ,who is easily led ,in a way that will not benefit hem.
  22. (Manipulation) (Medicine) Treatment of a part of the body using manual action or dexterity.
  23. (Manipulation) A passive movement using physiological or accessory motion, which may be applied with a thrust or when the patient is under anesthesia.
  24. (Manipulation) Adapts the skill and performs in own way. Mistakes are common.
  25. (Manipulation) Being able to perform certain actions by following instructions and practicing. Example: Creating work on one's own, after taking lessons, or reading about it.