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1. manoeuvre

noun. a plan for attaining a particular goal.

Synonyms

  • maneuver
  • plan of action
  • tactics

Antonyms

  • follow
  • rear
  • reverse
  • tail

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2. manoeuvre

noun. a move made to gain a tactical end.

Synonyms

  • feint
  • step
  • ploy
  • ruse
  • tactical maneuver
  • device
  • twist
  • tactical manoeuvre
  • maneuver
  • footwork
  • gambit
  • measure
  • artifice
  • gimmick
  • move
  • parking

Antonyms

  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • inactivity
  • derestrict

3. manoeuvre

verb. act in order to achieve a certain goal.

Synonyms

  • maneuver
  • act
  • move

Antonyms

  • indirect
  • dishonest
  • crooked
  • indirectness

4. manoeuvre

noun. an action aimed at evading an opponent.

Synonyms

  • straight-arm
  • clinch
  • maneuver
  • evasive action
  • flight maneuver
  • airplane maneuver

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

5. manoeuvre

verb. direct the course; determine the direction of travelling.

Synonyms

  • control
  • manoeuver
  • maneuver
  • park
  • channelize
  • starboard
  • channelise
  • head
  • corner
  • pilot
  • tree
  • command
  • helm
  • guide
  • crab
  • pull over
  • conn
  • steer
  • direct
  • sheer
  • channel
  • dock
  • navigate
  • canalize
  • canalise
  • stand out

Antonyms

  • disorient
  • cheer
  • female
  • stay in place

6. manoeuvre

noun. a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill.

Synonyms

  • maneuver
  • footwork
  • obstruction
  • safety blitz
  • icing the puck
  • mousetrap
  • completion
  • athletic game
  • movement
  • baseball play
  • motion
  • stroke
  • assist
  • move
  • takeaway
  • shot
  • play
  • linebacker blitzing
  • ball hawking
  • figure
  • pass completion
  • trap play
  • jugglery
  • icing

Antonyms

  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline
  • intemperance
  • unskillfulness

7. manoeuvre

noun. a military training exercise.

Synonyms

  • military training
  • operation
  • maneuver
  • military operation

Antonyms

  • take away
  • larboard
  • left
  • follower

8. manoeuvre

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

Synonyms

  • manoeuver
  • maneuver
  • operate
  • go
  • move

Antonyms

  • allow
  • permit
  • inaccessibility
  • unavailability

Example sentences of the word manoeuvre


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is a challenging manoeuvre, because if you miss it on this pass-through, you will have to replay the level to try this part again.

2. Verb, base form
Slide it down to manoeuvre it from under the upper guard.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Once the bed is positioned against the wall, manoeuvre the dresser and bedside tables on either side of the bed.

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