HyperDic: maneuver

English > 8 senses of the word maneuver:
NOUNactmaneuver, manoeuvre, simulated military operationa military training exercise
cognitionmaneuver, tactic, tactics, manoeuvrea plan for attaining a particular goal
actmaneuver, manoeuvre, playa deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill
actmaneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvrea move made to gain a tactical end
actmaneuver, manoeuvre, evasive actionan action aimed at evading an opponent
VERBmotionmaneuver, steer, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelisedirect the course
socialmaneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvreact in order to achieve a certain goal / goal
competitionmaneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, operateperform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
maneuver > pronunciation
Soundsmahnuw'ver
Rhymesachiever ... woodcarver: 114 rhymes with ver...
English > maneuver: 8 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA military training exercise.
Synonymsmanoeuvre, simulated military operation
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Part ofmilitary trainingtraining soldiers in military procedures
Broaderoperation, military operationActivity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign)
Spanishmaniobra
Catalanevolució, maniobra
Verbsmaneuverperform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
English > maneuver: 8 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA plan for attaining a particular goal.
Synonymstactic, tactics, manoeuvre
Broaderplan of actionA plan for actively doing something
Spanishmaniobra, táctica
Catalanevolució, maniobra, tàctica
English > maneuver: 8 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill.
Example"he made a great maneuver"
Synonymsmanoeuvre, play
Part ofathletic gameA game / game involving athletic activity
Narrowerassist(sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play
ball hawkingA skillful maneuver in catching balls or in stealing the ball from the opposing team
baseball play(baseball) a play executed by a baseball team
completion, pass completion(American football) a successful forward pass in football
figureA predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating
footworkThe manner of using the feet
icing, icing the puck(ice hockey) the act of shooting the puck from within your own defensive area the length of the rink beyond the opponent's goal
juggleryThe performance of a juggler
mousetrap, trap play(American football) a play in which a defensive player is allowed to cross the line of scrimmage and then blocked off as the runner goes through the place the lineman vacated
obstructionGetting in someone's way
safety blitz, linebacker blitzing, blitz(American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line
stroke, shot(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
takeawayThe act of taking the ball or puck away from the team on the offense (as by the interception of a pass)
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
Spanishmaniobra
Catalanmaniobra
English > maneuver: 8 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA move made to gain a tactical end.
Synonymsmanoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre
Narrowerdevice, gimmick, twistAny clever maneuver
feintAny distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack)
footworkSkillful maneuvering or dealing
measure, stepAny maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
parkingThe act of maneuvering a vehicle into a location where it can be left temporarily
ploy, gambit, stratagemA maneuver in a game / game / game / game or conversation
ruse, artificeA deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)
BroadermoveThe act of deciding to do something
Spanishmaniobra
Catalanmaniobra
English > maneuver: 8 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningAn action aimed at evading an opponent.
Synonymsmanoeuvre, evasive action
Narrowerclinch(boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily
flight maneuver, airplane maneuverA maneuver executed by an aircraft
straight-arm(American football) the act of warding off a tackler by holding the arm fully extended with the hand against the opponent
BroaderevasionThe act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver
Spanishmaniobra
Catalanmaniobra
English > maneuver: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningdirect the course; determine the direction of travelling.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymssteer, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise
Narrowerchanneldirect the flow of
connConduct or direct the steering of a ship or plane
corner, treeForce a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
crabdirect (an aircraft) into a crosswind
dockManeuver into a dock
helmBe at or take the helm of
navigate, pilotact as the navigator / navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance
navigatedirect carefully and safely
parkmaneuver a vehicle into a parking space
pull overSteer a vehicle to the side of the road
sheerCause to sheer
stand outSteer away from shore, of ships
starboardTurn to the right, of helms or rudders
Broadercontrol, commandExercise authoritative control or power over
Spanishapuntar, canalizar, dirigir, encaminar, guiar, indicar, liderar, maniobrar
Catalanapuntar, dirigir, encaminar, guiar, liderar, maniobrar
Adjectivesmaneuverablecapable of maneuvering or changing position
Nounsmaneuverera person skilled in maneuvering / maneuvering
English > maneuver: 8 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningAct in order to achieve a certain goal / goal.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "He maneuvered to get the chairmanship"
  • "She maneuvered herself into the directorship"
Synonymsmanoeuver, manoeuvre
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishmaniobrar
Catalanmaniobrar
English > maneuver: 8 senses > verb 3, competition
MeaningPerform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsmanoeuver, manoeuvre, operate
Narrowerjockeycompete (for an advantage or a position)
Broadermove, goHave a turn
Spanishmaniobrar
Nounsmaneuvera military training exercise

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