Synonyms for 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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