Textual thesaurus for "manipulate"

(verb) keep in line, control

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

(verb) rig

manipulate in a fraudulent manner

rig prices

(verb) pull strings, pull wires

influence or control shrewdly or deviously

He manipulated public opinion in his favor

(verb) fudge, fake, falsify, cook, misrepresent, wangle

tamper, with the purpose of deception

Fudge the figures; cook the books; falsify the data