Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb ingratiate

1 sense of ingratiate

Sense 1
ingratiate -- (gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts)
       => manipulate, keep in line, control -- (control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage; "She manipulates her boss"; "She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up"; "The teacher knew how to keep the class in line"; "she keeps in line")

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