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Meaning of MANOEUVRE

Pronunciation:  mu'noovur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an action aimed at evading an enemy
  2. [n]  a move made to gain a tactical end
  3. [n]  a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; "he made a great play"
  4. [n]  a military training exercise
  5. [n]  a plan for attaining a particular goal
  6. [v]  perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
  7. [v]  direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
 

MANOEUVRE is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: channelise, channelize, direct, evasive action, guide, head, maneuver, maneuver, maneuver, maneuver, operate, play, point, simulated military operation, steer, tactic, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre
 
 See Also: airplane maneuver, artifice, assist, athletic game, ball hawking, blitz, canalise, canalize, channel, clinch, command, completion, conn, control, corner, device, dock, evasion, feint, figure, flight maneuver, footwork, gambit, gimmick, go, icing, icing the puck, jockey, jugglery, linebacker blitzing, measure, military operation, military training, motion, mousetrap, move, move, movement, navigate, obstruction, operation, park, parking, pass completion, pilot, plan of action, ploy, pull over, ruse, safety blitz, sheer, shot, stand out, starboard, step, straight-arm, stratagem, stroke, trap play, twist

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ma*n[oe]u"vre\, n. & v.
See {Maneuver}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: artifice, contrive, demarche, device, devise, dodge, drill, drive, engineer, exercise, finagle, finesse, gambit, guide, intrigue, jockey, machinate, machination, manage, manipulate, move, navigate, operate, operation, plan, plot, ploy, run, ruse, scheme, stratagem, strategy, subterfuge, tactic, training, trick, wangle, wile
 

 

 

 

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