Babylon NG
Simply the best definition!

Download it's free


Babylon English English dictionary

Download this dictionary
v. perform a military exercise; change the movement or direction of a moving vehicle; move, change position; control with skill and dexterity; use strategy to gain an objective (also maneuver)
n. planned military exercise; change in the movement or direction of a moving vehicle; move which involves skill and dexterity; strategy (also maneuver)

Wikipedia English The Free Encyclopedia

Download this dictionary
Maneuver (American English), manoeuvre (British English), manoeuver, manœuver (also spelled, directly from the French, as manœuvre) denotes one's tactical move, or series of moves, that improves or maintains one's strategic situation in a competitive environment or avoids a worse situation.

See more at

© This article uses material from Wikipedia® and is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License and under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

WordNet 2.0 Dictionary

Download this dictionary

1. a plan for attaining a particular goal
(synonym) tactic, maneuver
(hypernym) plan of action
(derivation) maneuver, manoeuver
2. a military training exercise
(synonym) maneuver, simulated military operation
(hypernym) operation, military operation
(part-holonym) military training
(derivation) manoeuver, maneuver, operate
(classification) military, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machine
3. a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; "he made a great maneuver"; "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop"
(synonym) maneuver, play
(hypernym) motion, movement, move
(hyponym) takeaway
(part-holonym) athletic game
(derivation) steer, maneuver, manoeuver, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise
4. a move made to gain a tactical end
(synonym) maneuver, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre
(hypernym) move
(hyponym) parking
5. an action aimed at evading an opponent
(synonym) maneuver, evasive action
(hypernym) evasion
(hyponym) clinch

1. act in order to achieve a certain goal; "He maneuvered to get the chairmanship"; "She maneuvered herself into the directorship"
(synonym) maneuver, manoeuver
(hypernym) act, move
(derivation) tactic, maneuver
2. direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
(synonym) steer, maneuver, manoeuver, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise
(hypernym) control, command
(hyponym) dock
(derivation) maneuver, play
(classification) driving
3. perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
(synonym) manoeuver, maneuver, operate
(hypernym) move, go
(hyponym) jockey
(derivation) maneuver, simulated military operation

Babylon French English dictionary

Download this dictionary
nf. maneuver, planned military exercise; machination, conspiracy
v. maneuver, set off, go on one's way; start; operate

Babylon Dutch English dictionary

Download this dictionary
manoeuvre (de)
n. manoeuvre, maneuver

| manoeuvre in French | manoeuvre in Italian | manoeuvre in Spanish | manoeuvre in Dutch | manoeuvre in Portuguese | manoeuvre in German | manoeuvre in Russian | manoeuvre in Japanese | manoeuvre in Greek | manoeuvre in Korean | manoeuvre in Turkish | manoeuvre in Hebrew | manoeuvre in Arabic | manoeuvre in Thai | manoeuvre in Polish | manoeuvre in Czech | manoeuvre in Catalan | manoeuvre in Croatian | manoeuvre in Serbian | manoeuvre in Urdu | manoeuvre in Bulgarian | manoeuvre in Danish | manoeuvre in Finnish | manoeuvre in Norwegian | manoeuvre in Romanian | manoeuvre in Swedish | manoeuvre in Farsi | manoeuvre in Macedonian | manoeuvre in Hindi | manoeuvre in Indonesian | manoeuvre in Vietnamese | manoeuvre in Pashto | manoeuvre in Malay