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Meaning of RUSE

Pronunciation:  rooz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)
 

RUSE is a 4 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: artifice
 
 See Also: maneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ruse\, n. [F., fr. OF. re["u]ser, rehuser, to turn aside,
to shuffle, retreat, fr. L. recusare to refuse; pref. re-
again + causa cause. See {Cause}, and cf. {Recusant}.]
An artifice; trick; stratagem; wile; fraud; deceit.

{Ruse de guerre}[F.], a stratagem of war.

 

 

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