manipulate

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Pronunciation[change]

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  • Hyphenation: ma‧nip‧u‧late
  • IPA: /məˈnɪpjəˌleɪt/

Verb[change]

Plain form
manipulate

Third-person singular
manipulates

Past tense
manipulated

Past participle
manipulated

Present participle
manipulating

  1. (transitive) When you manipulate something, you operate or control it, usually with your hands.
    Humans have the ability to manipulate words, ideas, and tools.

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