Associations to the word «Maneuver»

Wiktionary

MANEUVER, noun. A movement, often one performed with difficulty.
MANEUVER, noun. (often in the plural) A large training field-exercise of military troops.
MANEUVER, noun. An adroit or cunning action; a stratagem.
MANEUVER, verb. (transitive) To move (something) carefully, and often with difficulty, into a certain position.
MANEUVER, verb. (figurative) (transitive) To guide, steer, manage purposefully
MANEUVER, verb. (figurative) (intransitive) To intrigue, manipulate, plot, scheme

Dictionary definition

MANEUVER, noun. A military training exercise.
MANEUVER, noun. A plan for attaining a particular goal.
MANEUVER, noun. A deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; "he made a great maneuver"; "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop".
MANEUVER, noun. A move made to gain a tactical end.
MANEUVER, noun. An action aimed at evading an opponent.
MANEUVER, verb. Direct the course; determine the direction of travelling.
MANEUVER, verb. Act in order to achieve a certain goal; "He maneuvered to get the chairmanship"; "She maneuvered herself into the directorship".
MANEUVER, verb. Perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense.

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