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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Maneuver \Ma*neu"ver\, Manoeuvre \Ma*noeu"vre\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Maneuvered}or {Manoeuvred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Maneuvering}, or {Manoeuvring}.] [Cf. F. manoeuvrer. See {Maneuver}, noun]

1. To perform a movement or movements in military or naval tactics; to make changes in position with the intention of getting an advantage in attack or defense.

2. Hence: To make changes in one's approach to solving a problem, so as to achieve maximum advantage in a changing situation; -- used especially in competitive situations, as in politics, diplomacy, or sports. [PJC]

3. To manage with address or art; to scheme. Maneuver

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Maneuver \Ma*neu"ver\, Manoeuvre \Ma*noeu"vre\, verb (used with an object)

1. To change the positions of, as of troops of ships. Maneuverer

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Maneuver \Ma*neu"ver\, Manoeuvre \Ma*noeu"vre\, noun [F. manoeuvre, OF. manuevre, LL. manopera, lit., hand work, manual labor; L. manus hand + opera, fr. opus work. See {Manual}, {Operate}, and cf. {Mainor}, {Manure}.]

1. Management; dexterous movement; specif., a military or naval evolution, movement, or change of position.

2. Management with address or artful design; adroit proceeding; stratagem. Maneuver

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: a military training exercise [syn: {maneuver}, {manoeuvre}, {simulated military operation}]

2: a plan for attaining a particular goal [syn: {tactic}, {tactics}, {maneuver}, {manoeuvre}]

3: a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; "he made a great maneuver"; "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop" [syn: {maneuver}, {manoeuvre}, {play}]

4: a move made to gain a tactical end [syn: {maneuver}, {manoeuvre}, {tactical maneuver}, {tactical manoeuvre}]

5: an action aimed at evading an opponent [syn: {maneuver}, {manoeuvre}, {evasive action}]


1: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling [syn: {steer}, {maneuver}, {manoeuver}, {manoeuvre}, {direct}, {point}, {head}, {guide}, {channelize}, {channelise}]

2: act in order to achieve a certain goal; "He maneuvered to get the chairmanship"; "She maneuvered herself into the directorship" [syn: {maneuver}, {manoeuver}, {manoeuvre}]

3: perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense [syn: {manoeuver}, {maneuver}, {manoeuvre}, {operate}]

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