Synonyms of maneuver


1. maneuver, manoeuvre, simulated military operation, operation, military operation

usage: a military training exercise

2. tactic, tactics, maneuver, manoeuvre, plan of action

usage: a plan for attaining a particular goal

3. maneuver, manoeuvre, play, motion, movement, move

usage: a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; "he made a great maneuver"; "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop"

4. maneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre, move

usage: a move made to gain a tactical end

5. maneuver, manoeuvre, evasive action, evasion

usage: an action aimed at evading an opponent


1. steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise, control, command

usage: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

2. maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, act, move

usage: act in order to achieve a certain goal; "He maneuvered to get the chairmanship"; "She maneuvered herself into the directorship"

3. manoeuver, maneuver, manoeuvre, operate, move, go

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

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Definition and meaning of maneuver (Dictionary)