Last modified on 24 August 2014, at 23:46

manipulate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from manipulation.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /məˈnɪpjʊleɪt/
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VerbEdit

manipulate (third-person singular simple present manipulates, present participle manipulating, simple past and past participle manipulated)

  1. (transitive) To move, arrange or operate something using the hands
  2. (transitive) To influence, manage, direct, control or tamper with something
  3. (transitive, medicine) To handle and move a body part, either as an examination or for a therapeutic purpose

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AdverbEdit

manipulate

  1. present adverbial passive participle of manipuli