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Ma·neu·ver

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. maneuver, manoeuvre, simulated military operationnoun

    a military training exercise

  2. tactic, tactics, maneuver, manoeuvrenoun

    a plan for attaining a particular goal

  3. maneuver, manoeuvre, playnoun

    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 manoeuvrenoun

    a move made to gain a tactical end

  5. maneuver, manoeuvre, evasive actionverb

    an action aimed at evading an opponent

  6. steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channeliseverb

    direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

  7. maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvreverb

    act in order to achieve a certain goal

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

  8. manoeuver, maneuver, manoeuvre, operateverb

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

Wiktionary

  1. maneuvernoun

    A movement, often one performed with difficulty.

    Parallel parking can be a difficult maneuver.

    Etymology: From manoeuvre and manœuvrer, from manovre, from manopera, manuopera, from manu + operari. First recorded in the Capitularies of Charlemagne (800 ) to mean "chore, manual task", probably as a calque of the *. Compare Old English handweorc, handgeweorc, German Handwerk.

  2. maneuvernoun

    A large training field exercise of military troops.

    Etymology: From manoeuvre and manœuvrer, from manovre, from manopera, manuopera, from manu + operari. First recorded in the Capitularies of Charlemagne (800 ) to mean "chore, manual task", probably as a calque of the *. Compare Old English handweorc, handgeweorc, German Handwerk.

  3. maneuververb

    To move (something) carefully, and often with difficulty, into a certain position.

    Etymology: From manoeuvre and manœuvrer, from manovre, from manopera, manuopera, from manu + operari. First recorded in the Capitularies of Charlemagne (800 ) to mean "chore, manual task", probably as a calque of the *. Compare Old English handweorc, handgeweorc, German Handwerk.

  4. maneuververb

    To guide, steer, manage purposefully

    Etymology: From manoeuvre and manœuvrer, from manovre, from manopera, manuopera, from manu + operari. First recorded in the Capitularies of Charlemagne (800 ) to mean "chore, manual task", probably as a calque of the *. Compare Old English handweorc, handgeweorc, German Handwerk.

  5. maneuververb

    To intrigue, manipulate, plot, scheme

    Etymology: From manoeuvre and manœuvrer, from manovre, from manopera, manuopera, from manu + operari. First recorded in the Capitularies of Charlemagne (800 ) to mean "chore, manual task", probably as a calque of the *. Compare Old English handweorc, handgeweorc, German Handwerk.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maneuvernoun

    alt. of Manoeuvre

  2. Maneuvernoun

    alt. of Manoeuvre

  3. Maneuververb

    alt. of Manoeuvre

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. maneuver

    1. A movement to place ships, aircraft, or land forces in a position of advantage over the enemy. 2. A tactical exercise carried out at sea, in the air, on the ground, or on a map in imitation of war. 3. The operation of a ship, aircraft, or vehicle, to cause it to perform desired movements. 4. Employment of forces in the operational area through movement in combination with fires to achieve a position of advantage in respect to the enemy in order to accomplish the mission. See also mission; operation.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. maneuver

    Management; dexterous movement; specifically, an evolution, movement, or change of position among military or naval bodies. To perform a movement in military or naval tactics; to make an evolution. Also, to change the positions of, as troops or ships.

Editors Contribution

  1. maneuver

    To change the movement or direction.

    The pilot did maneuver the aircraft easily and efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Maneuver in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Maneuver in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Maneuver in a Sentence

  1. Consumer Union Schwantes:

    The organization noted that nearly 50,000 consumers joined an online petition last month favoring the FCC's privacy rules. And in a nationally representative CR Consumer Voices Survey, 65 percent of Americans said they were either slightly or not at all confident that their personal data is private and not distributed without their knowledge. Florida Sen. Bill Nelson before the vote on Wednesday said the rules put American consumers — each one of us who pay these monthly fees for their broadband service — in the driver's seat of how our personal data is used and shared. Is that too much to ask ? I don't think so. The resolution will still have to pass the House of Representatives, which it is likely to do, and then be signed by President Trump. ISPs have been under the FCC's jurisdiction only since 2015, when they werereclassified as public utilitiesunder something called Title II of the Communications Act. Meantime, web-based companies such as Amazon and Google are regulated by the Federal Trade Commission( FTC), and face less stringent requirements. Republican legislators and lobbyists from cable, telecom, and advertising industries say that difference in regulation is unfair. Sen. John Thune( R-SD) said Wednesday that the FCC had unfairly distorted the marketplace when it imposed unnecessarily onerous privacy restrictions on broadband providers while leaving the rest of the internet under the strong and successful regime at the FTC. The federal government could move authority over ISPs back to the FCC. However, that would be a complex process, and one not favored by advocacy groups, including Consumers Union. Any fondness for the FTC’s approach to privacy is merely support for dramatically weaker privacy protections favored by most corporations, the organization wrote in a letter to senators earlier this week. There is no question that consumers favor the FCC’s current broadband privacy rules. The measure passed by a 50-48 vote along party lines The Senate Thursday. To roll back the rules, Republican senators employed a legislative maneuver that prevents the FCC from adopting ‘ similar ’ rules, even far weaker ones, to protect internet users in the future.

  2. Biden TransitionBiden:

    This legal maneuver was an effort by elected officials and one group of states to try to get the Supreme Court to wipe out the votes of more than 20 million Americans in other states and to hand the presidency to a candidate who lost the Electoral College, lost the popular vote and lost each and every one of the states whose votes they were trying to reverse. It's a position so extreme, we've never seen it before.

  3. Zvi Magen:

    Netanyahu's not defecting, but what we see here is a bid to maneuver independently to promote Israel's interests.

  4. Rory Lancman:

    In many circumstances it's not a maneuver of last resort, it's the first technique that they applied.

  5. Ralph Royce:

    At the south end, we've got these houses over here, keep a 500-foot minimum away from those houses. Do what you need to do to maneuver around them.

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