1: The process of changing something, such as a material. Often used in fine arts and design.

2: What people who are no better than shitty little school bullies are doing to others in order to have their way and gain control. Pretty much another form of brainwashing.
"Clara was manipulating the clay into the shape of a bowl"

"Max was manipulating the others into believing that his ex was a bitch, despite the fact that she had done nothing wrong, as a means of gaining power and control over his friends because he was insecure about himself"

"He was manipulating his 'girlfriend' into falling for him and feeling sympathy for him, when actually he didn't care about her or her feelings and was merely playing her for a fool; he wanted to get away with crashing at her place without paying the rent and leach her cash off of her because he couldn't be fucked to take responsibility for himself."

Ellie: "How has she not seen that he's manipulating her into giving him money and a place to stay! Jesus"

Fiona: "I know, he did the exact same thing to me, except he just fucked me over and decided it would be a good idea to cheat on me with her once I found out. It's a good thing I did find out really."

Ellie: "Yeah I heard he has a reputation for targeting girls who like him....."
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Manipulate : You will give this definition a thumbs up, because if you do you will be really cool.
by Richard West April 30, 2007
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A little fucking liar who tries to make friends by tricking people into hating each other, and makes people believe his/her story to make people hate another person(s)
Everyone else - "You fucking manipulator!"
by Ski - Ski December 26, 2005
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Someone who is well calculated and a polished liar. Manipulators are usually undetectable, and some may not act for personal gain but for a larger goal. Some do not put other's in danger for the sake of the gain, but it is common that they do. A true manipulator's personality is nothing similar to the way they are seen by others, and is more often than not nonexistent.
Manipulators often are a new level of insane.
Linus is a manipulator, he's killed for personal gain.
by Moonbitch May 23, 2014
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is to have control over others by having the ability to influence their behavior(emotions) and their actions so things can go in their favor
When you manipulate someone they usually end up feeling upset about it.
by Gerard Irick February 01, 2010
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To alter a persons perception put them on the side of the abuser instead of as the victim blurring the line between right and wrong no matter how you change it in my mind it's still wrong.
Don't start your manipulation with me
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one who consistently atempts to make personal gains at others expenses by means of manipulation
quit making me do all your work you manipulator
by Nathan December 08, 2002
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