Definitions for manoeuvre

Definitions for (noun) manoeuvre

Main entry: evasive action, maneuver, manoeuvre

Definition: an action aimed at evading an opponent

Main entry: maneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre

Definition: a move made to gain a tactical end

Main entry: 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

Main entry: maneuver, manoeuvre, simulated military operation

Definition: a military training exercise

Main entry: maneuver, manoeuvre, tactic, tactics

Definition: a plan for attaining a particular goal

Definitions for (verb) manoeuvre

Main entry: operate, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre

Definition: perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense

Main entry: direct, steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, channelise, channelize, guide, head

Definition: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

Main entry: 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

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