1. to operate (e.g. a machine); to handle; to manage; to control; to maneuver; to steer
2. to have a good command of (a language); to play proficiently (of a musical instrument)
- あやつ 。
- That interpreter is a master of five languages.
3. to work (a puppet); to pull the strings of a puppet
4. to manipulate (a person, public opinion, etc.); to pull the strings; to control from the shadows; to mastermind
- It's being manipulated by investors trying to make it rich.
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