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1. maneuver [ n ] a military training exercise

Used in print:

(Booton Herndon, "From Custer to Korea, The 7th Cavalry"...)

The next thing he knew he was reporting for duty as commanding_officer of Troop_H , 7_th_Cavalry , in_the_middle of corps maneuvers in Japan .

Second , if there is ever a perfect time to pull_the_rug_out_from_under him , it 's on maneuvers .

But in maneuvers , with the top brass watching him all_the_time , it 's easy .

Maneuvers over , the 7_th returned to garrison duty in Tokyo , Captain_Chandler still with them .

(Dan McLachlan, Jr., "Communication Networks and...)

The commands are specified by the military regulations ; are few in number , briefly worded , all different in sound ; and are combinable into sequences which permit any marching maneuver that could be desired on a parade_ground .

Synonyms maneuver simulated_military_operation manoeuvre Related Terms operation military_training military

2. maneuver [ v ] direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

Used in print:

(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)

There remained only the delicate task of maneuvering the laws through the labyrinth of Palace politics and making a small number of policy decisions .

(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)

`` She did n't mention bringing Myra '' , Mark said , maneuvering the car into the next lane .

(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)

One of the children maneuvered out of range of the poking index_finger .

Synonyms guide point maneuver steer head channelise manoeuver channelize direct manoeuvre manouevre Related Terms control park navigate stand_out navigate corner dock channel starboard sheer pull_over conn crab driving head guidance bearing guide maneuverer forefront helmsman steering

3. maneuver [ v ] act in order to achieve a certain goal
Examples: "He maneuvered to get the chairmanship" "She maneuvered herself into the directorship"

Synonyms manoeuver manoeuvre maneuver Related Terms act tactic

4. maneuver [ n ] a plan for attaining a particular goal

Synonyms tactic manoeuvre maneuver Related Terms plan_of_action

5. maneuver [ n ] a move made to gain a tactical end

Synonyms maneuvering manoeuvre manoeuvering tactical_maneuver tactical_manoeuver tactical_manoeuvre maneuver Related Terms move measure parking device ploy ruse footwork feint

6. maneuver [ v ] perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense

Synonyms operate manoeuvre manoeuver maneuver Related Terms move jockey operation

7. maneuver [ n ] a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill
Examples: "he made a great maneuver" "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop"

Synonyms play manoeuvre maneuver Related Terms motion stroke completion completion assist icing jugglery figure footwork obstruction jump takeaway mousetrap safety_blitz ball_hawking athletic_game steer

8. maneuver [ n ] an action aimed at evading an enemy

Synonyms manoeuvre evasive_action maneuver Related Terms evasion clinch straight-arm flight_maneuver

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