What is another word for manipulation?

Pronunciation: [mənˌɪpjʊlˈe͡ɪʃən] (IPA)

Manipulation is a term that refers to the act of controlling or influencing something or someone, usually in a deceitful or dishonest manner. There are many synonyms for the word "manipulation," each with its unique connotations and shades of meaning. Some of the most common synonyms include control, influence, domination, exploitation, coercion, deception, and trickery. Other synonyms include maneuvering, steering, management, regulation, governance, administration, and operation. Each of these terms describes a different approach to manipulating a situation, ranging from subtle tactics to more direct and forceful methods. Ultimately, understanding these synonyms can help individuals recognize manipulative behavior and take steps to protect themselves against it.

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Usage examples for Manipulation

Thus the enemies of the lay Republic who, under cover of the "esprit nouveau," and by years of manipulation of the feeding sources of army and navy officers, had hoped to grasp power, and had made a supreme effort at the time of the Dreyfus agitation, now saw themselves thwarted, and faced the prospect of severer treatment.
"A History of the Third French Republic"
C. H. C. Wright
When I bought my stock he was only a director, but by unscrupulous wire-pulling and money manipulation he has become the head of the bank, and owns nearly fifty per cent, of the capital stock.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey
The little cuts have the faults inevitable in emblems, and some of them are poorly cut, but the best of them are not only wonderfully delicate, but show a sense of movement and a skill in the manipulation of drapery never reached in the fifteenth century.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard

Famous quotes with Manipulation

  • Acting is the work of two people-it's only possible when you have the complicity, the help, even the manipulation of a director.
    Victoria Abril
  • I do respect people's faith, but I don't respect their manipulation of that faith in order to create fear and control.
    Javier Bardem
  • The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society.
    Edward Bernays
  • Politicians, no matter who they are, shouldn't be able to manipulate the public on a single issue and then call an election at the height of support - that's a little bit of a manipulation of democracy.
    Jim Bolger
  • It's so easy to manipulate an audience, but it's nearly always clear that you are being manipulated. I think even people that are not critically attuned are aware of cynical manipulation in film.
    John Boorman

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