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maneuver

 
Noun maneuver has 5 senses
  1. maneuver, manoeuvre, simulated military operation - a military training exercise
    --1 is a kind of operation, military operation
    --1 is a part of military training
    Derived form: verb maneuver3
  2. tactic, maneuver, manoeuvre - a plan for attaining a particular goal
    --2 is a kind of plan of action
  3. maneuver, manoeuvre, play - a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; "he made a great maneuver"; "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop"
    --3 is a kind of motion, movement, move
    --3 is a part of athletic game
    --3 has particulars:
     takeaway; figure; completion, pass completion; ball hawking; assist; icing, icing the puck; jugglery; obstruction; footwork; stroke, shot; safety blitz, linebacker blitzing, blitz; mousetrap, trap play
  4. maneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre - a move made to gain a tactical end
    --4 is a kind of move
    --4 has particulars:
     parking; device, gimmick, twist; feint; footwork; ploy, gambit, stratagem; ruse, artifice; measure, step
  5. maneuver, manoeuvre, evasive action - an action aimed at evading an opponent
    --5 is a kind of evasion
    --5 has particulars: clinch; flight maneuver, airplane maneuver; straight-arm
Verb maneuver has 3 senses
  1. steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise - direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    --1 is one way to control, command
    Derived form: noun maneuverer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre - act in order to achieve a certain goal; "He maneuvered to get the chairmanship"; "She maneuvered herself into the directorship"
    --2 is one way to act, move
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. manoeuver, maneuver, manoeuvre, operate - perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
    --3 is one way to move, go
    Derived form: noun maneuver1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something PP
    Somebody ----s PP
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