Definitions for: Manoeuvre


[n] an action aimed at evading an enemy
[n] a move made to gain a tactical end
[n] a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; "he made a great play"
[n] a military training exercise
[n] a plan for attaining a particular goal
[v] perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
[v] direct the course; determine the direction of travelling



Webster (1913) Definition: Ma*n[oe]u"vre, n. & v.
See Maneuver.

Synonyms: channelise, channelize, direct, evasive action, guide, head, maneuver, maneuver, maneuver, maneuver, operate, play, point, simulated military operation, steer, tactic, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre

See Also: airplane maneuver, artifice, assist, athletic game, ball hawking, blitz, canalise, canalize, channel, clinch, command, completion, conn, control, corner, device, dock, evasion, feint, figure, flight maneuver, footwork, gambit, gimmick, go, icing, icing the puck, jockey, jugglery, linebacker blitzing, measure, military operation, military training, motion, mousetrap, move, move, movement, navigate, obstruction, operation, park, parking, pass completion, pilot, plan of action, ploy, pull over, ruse, safety blitz, sheer, shot, stand out, starboard, step, straight-arm, stratagem, stroke, trap play, twist

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