manipulation definition

  • noun:
    • The work or practice of manipulating.
    • hawaii to be manipulated.
    • Shrewd or devious management, especially for a person's very own benefit.
    • The rehearse of manipulating or the state of being manipulated.
    • The skillful utilization of the arms in, for example, chiropractic.
    • The management of some situation, especially for one’s own advantage.
    • the use of mental influence over you or circumstance to gain an outcome.
    • The act or procedure of manipulating, and/or state of being manipulated; the act of handling work by hand; use of the fingers, in an artistic or skillful manner, in research or art.
    • using the hands in mesmeric operations.
    • Artful administration; ; often, a management or treatment plan for functions of deception or fraud.
    • The act or art of manipulating; handbook management; manual and technical procedure of any sort in technology or art, especially, in pharmacy, the planning of medications; in chem., the planning and employment of utensils, equipment, and reagents in substance work.
    • Figuratively, the work of running upon any such thing by contrivance or influence; administration; particularly, insidious administration; modification or accommodation to 1's own function or benefit: as, manipulation of voters, numbers, or realities.
    • exerting shrewd or devious influence specifically for a person's own benefit
    • the activity of pressing with the hands (or even the skillful use of the fingers) or by way of mechanical means

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