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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to handle)
a. manipular
The operator sits in a cab atop a tower and manipulates the crane.El operador se sienta en una cabina en lo alto de una torre y manipula la grúa.
b. manejar
Erica manipulates the band that feeds the raw materials into the hopper.Erica maneja la banda que alimenta las materias primas en la tolva.
2. (to influence)
a. manipular
The woman manipulated him into giving her all of the money he was carrying.La mujer lo manipuló para que le regalara todo el dinero que traía.
3. (medicine)
a. manipular
The chiropractor manipulated my spine to relieve my sciatica pain.El quiropráctico manipuló mi columna vertebral para aliviar mi dolor de ciática.
4. (to alter)
a. manipular
The researcher manipulated the data to tweak the results and prove his hypothesis.El investigador manipuló los datos para alterar los resultados y corroborar su hipótesis.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (controls, people, statistics)
a. manipular
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manipulate [məˈnɪpjʊleɪt]
transitive verb
1 [+tool, machine, vehicle] manipular; manejar
2 [+facts, figures] manipular; [+public opinion, person] manipular
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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