1. [ verb ] (transportation) direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
Synonyms: guide point maneuver steer head channelise manoeuvre channelize direct manouevre
Related terms: control park navigate stand_out navigate corner dock channel starboard sheer pull_over conn crab driving maneuver head guidance bearing guide maneuverer forefront helmsman steering
2. [ verb ] act in order to achieve a certain goal
Synonyms: manoeuvre maneuver

"He maneuvered to get the chairmanship" "She maneuvered herself into the directorship"

Related terms: act tactic
3. [ verb ] (military) perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
Synonyms: operate manoeuvre maneuver
Related terms: move jockey operation
Similar spelling:   manoeuverer