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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (3)

1. act in order to achieve a certain goal;
- Example: "He maneuvered to get the chairmanship"
- Example: "She maneuvered herself into the directorship"
[syn: maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre]

2. direct the course; determine the direction of travelling;
[syn: steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise]

3. perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense;
[syn: manoeuver, maneuver, manoeuvre, operate]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

manoeuver v 1: act in order to achieve a certain goal; "He maneuvered to get the chairmanship"; "She maneuvered herself into the directorship" [syn: maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre] 2: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling [syn: steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise] 3: perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense [syn: manoeuver, maneuver, manoeuvre, operate]