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Overview of noun maneuver

The noun maneuver has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (5) maneuver, manoeuvre, simulated military operation

(a military training exercise)

2. tactic, tactics, maneuver, manoeuvre

(a plan for attaining a particular goal)

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")

4. maneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre

(a move made to gain a tactical end)

5. maneuver, manoeuvre, evasive action

(an action aimed at evading an opponent)

Overview of verb maneuver

The verb maneuver has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (5) steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise

(direct the course; determine the direction of travelling)

2. maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre

(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

(perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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