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Definitions and Synonyms of manoeuver | Another word for manoeuver | What is manoeuver?

Definition 1: perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for manoeuver in the sense of this definition

(manoeuver is a kind of ...) have a turn; make one's move in a game

"Can I go now?"

(... is a kind of manoeuver ) compete (for an advantage or a position)

Definition 2: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for manoeuver in the sense of this definition

(manoeuver is a kind of ...) exercise authoritative control or power over

"control the budget" "Command the military forces"

(... is a kind of manoeuver ) maneuver a vehicle into a parking space

"Park the car in front of the library" "Can you park right here?"

(... is a kind of manoeuver ) force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape

(... is a kind of manoeuver ) direct the flow of

"channel information towards a broad audience"

(... is a kind of manoeuver ) act as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance

"Is anyone volunteering to navigate during the trip?" "Who was navigating the ship during the accident?"

(... is a kind of manoeuver ) conduct or direct the steering of a ship or plane

(... is a kind of manoeuver ) turn to the right, of helms or rudders

(... is a kind of manoeuver ) steer away from shore, of ships

(... is a kind of manoeuver ) direct carefully and safely

"He navigated his way to the altar"

(... is a kind of manoeuver ) direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind

(... is a kind of manoeuver ) be at or take the helm of

"helm the ship"

(... is a kind of manoeuver ) steer a vehicle to the side of the road

"The car pulled over when the ambulance approached at high speed"

(... is a kind of manoeuver ) cause to sheer

"She sheered her car around the obstacle"

(... is a kind of manoeuver ) maneuver into a dock

"dock the ships"

Samples where manoeuver or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for manoeuver in the sense of this definition

(manoeuver is a kind of ...) perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

"think before you act" "We must move quickly" "The governor should act on the new energy bill" "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"

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