Associations to the word «Manoeuvre»

Wiktionary

MANOEUVRE, noun. British spelling, Canadian spelling and Irish, South African, Australian and New Zealand spelling of maneuver
MANOEUVRE, verb. (transitive) British spelling, Canadian spelling and Irish, South African, Australian and New Zealand spelling of maneuver
MANŒUVRE, noun. (UK) Alternative form of maneuver
MANŒUVRE, verb. (UK) Alternative form of maneuver
MANOEUVRE THE APOSTLES, verb. (idiomatic) (1811) To rob Peter to pay Paul; that is, to borrow money from one man to pay another.

Dictionary definition

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

Wise words

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