Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb manoeuver

3 senses of manoeuver

Sense 1
maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre -- (act in order to achieve a certain goal; "He maneuvered to get the chairmanship"; "She maneuvered herself into the directorship")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 2
steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise -- (direct the course; determine the direction of travelling)
       => control, command -- (exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces")

Sense 3
manoeuver, maneuver, manoeuvre, operate -- (perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense)
       => move, go -- (have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?")

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