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

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