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Synonyms for maneuver

Synonyms for (noun) maneuver

Synonyms: evasive action, maneuver, manoeuvre Definition: an action aimed at evading an opponent

Similar words: evasion Definition: the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver

Synonyms: maneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre Definition: a move made to gain a tactical end

Similar words: move Definition: the act of deciding to do something Usage: he didn't make a move to help; his first move was to hire a lawyer

Synonyms: maneuver, manoeuvre, play Definition: a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill Usage: he made a great maneuver; the runner was out on a play by the shortstop

Similar words: motion, move, movement Definition: the act of changing location from one place to another Usage: police controlled the motion of the crowd; the movement of people from the farms to the cities; his move put him directly in my path

Synonyms: maneuver, manoeuvre, simulated military operation Definition: a military training exercise

Similar words: military operation, operation Definition: activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign) Usage: it was a joint operation of the navy and air force

Synonyms: maneuver, manoeuvre, tactic, tactics Definition: a plan for attaining a particular goal

Similar words: plan of action Definition: a plan for actively doing something

Synonyms for (verb) maneuver

Synonyms: operate, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre Definition: perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense

Similar words: go, move Definition: have a turn; make one's move in a game Usage: Can I go now?

Synonyms: direct, steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, channelise, channelize, guide, head Definition: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

Similar words: command, control Definition: exercise authoritative control or power over Usage: control the budget; Command the military forces

Synonyms: maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre Definition: act in order to achieve a certain goal Usage: He maneuvered to get the chairmanship; She maneuvered herself into the directorship

Similar words: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel