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Manipulate

manipulate vt

-lat·ed
-lat·ing
: to change by artful or unfair means so as to serve one's purpose
;specif
: to affect (the price of securities) artificially in order to deceive or mislead investors
ma·nip·u·la·ble [mə-ni-pyə-lə-bəl]
adj

ma·nip·u·la·tion [mə-ni-pyə-lā-shən]
n

ma·nip·u·la·tive [mə-ni-pyə-lā-tiv, -lə-tiv]
adj

ma·nip·u·la·tive·ly adv

ma·nip·u·la·tive·ness n

ma·nip·u·la·tor [mə-ni-pyə-lā-tər]
n

ma·nip·u·la·to·ry [mə-ni-pyə-lə-tȯr-ē]
adj



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.