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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Maneuver \Ma*neu"ver\, Manoeuvre \Ma*noeu"vre\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Maneuveredor Manoeuvred; p. pr. & vb. n. Maneuvering, or Manoeuvring.] [Cf. F. manoeuvrer. See Maneuver, n.] 1. To perform a movement or movements in military or naval tactics; to make changes in position with the intention of getting an advantage in attack or defense. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: To make changes in one's approach to solving a problem, so as to achieve maximum advantage in a changing situation; -- used especially in competitive situations, as in politics, diplomacy, or sports. [PJC] 3. To manage with address or art; to scheme. [1913 Webster] Maneuver