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Another word for maneuver

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Noun
  1. A method of deploying troops and equipment in combat

    See also:

    means

  2. A calculated change in position

      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. The act or an instance of moving; a change in place or position.
      2. A particular manner of moving.
      3. A change in the location of troops, ships, or aircraft for tactical or strategic purposes.
      1. To change in position from one point to another:
      2. To follow a specified course:
      3. To change posture or position; stir:
      1. A gradual process in which something changes into a different and usually more complex or better form.
      2. A result of this process; a development:
      3. Change in the genetic composition of a population during successive generations, often resulting in the development of new species. The mechanisms of evolution include natural selection acting on the genetic variation among individuals, mutation, migration, and genetic drift.
    See also:

    move

  3. An action calculated to achieve an end

      1. A plan or action for achieving a goal; a maneuver.
      1. The single complete movement of raising one foot and putting it down in another spot, as in walking.
      2. A manner of walking; a particular gait.
      3. A fixed rhythm or pace, as in marching:
      1. A manner of proceeding; a way of performing or effecting something:
      2. A series of steps taken to accomplish an end:
      3. A set of instructions that performs a specific task; a subroutine or function.
      1. To change in position from one point to another:
      2. To follow a specified course:
      3. To change posture or position; stir:
      1. A reference standard or sample used for the quantitative comparison of properties:
      2. A unit specified by a scale, such as an inch, or by variable conditions, such as a day's march.
      3. A system of measurement, such as the metric system.
    See also:

    action

  4. An indirect, usually cunning means of gaining an end

      1. The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception.
      1. A playful or mischievous act; a prank:
      2. An underhanded act or deceitful remark:
      1. A stratagem or trick intended to deceive or ensnare.
      2. A disarming or seductive manner, device, or procedure:
      3. To influence or lead by means of wiles; entice:
      1. An act or procedure intended to achieve an end by deceptive or fraudulent means.
      2. A mischievous action; a prank:
      3. A stupid, disgraceful, or childish act:
      1. Deception used to achieve an end:
      2. A deceptive stratagem or device:
      1. A scheme or maneuver designed to achieve an objective, as in surprising an enemy or deceiving someone.
      2. The devising or execution of such schemes or maneuvers:
      1. Deftness; dexterity.
      2. A clever or skillful trick or deception; an artifice or stratagem.
      1. A crafty stratagem; a subterfuge.
      1. An action calculated to frustrate an opponent or gain an advantage indirectly or deviously; a maneuver:
      1. Any of various lively dances in triple time.
      2. The music for such a dance.
      3. A joke or trick. Used chiefly in the phrase The jig is up.
      1. The act or instance of engaging in deception under an assumed name or identity.
      1. A device employed to cheat, deceive, or trick, especially a mechanism for the secret and dishonest control of gambling apparatus.
      2. An innovative or unusual mechanical contrivance; a gadget.
      3. An innovative stratagem or scheme employed especially to promote a project:
      1. A military attack or maneuver that is meant to divert attention away from a planned point of attack.
      2. A body movement that is intended to divert another's attention, often by being deliberately left uncompleted:
      3. A deceptive action calculated to divert attention from one's real purpose.
      1. To avoid (a blow, for example) by moving or shifting quickly aside.
      2. To evade (an obligation, for example) by cunning, trickery, or deceit:
      3. To blunt or reduce the intensity of (a section of a photograph) by shading during the printing process.
      1. A contrivance or invention serving a particular purpose, especially a machine used to perform one or more relatively simple tasks.
      2. A literary contrivance, such as parallelism or personification, used to achieve a particular effect.
      3. A decorative design, figure, or pattern, as one used in embroidery.
      1. The use of deceit.
      2. The fact or state of being deceived.
      3. A ruse; a trick.
      1. Deception or trickery:
      2. Something contrived or made up to achieve an end, especially by deceiving; a stratagem or ruse:
      3. Cleverness or ingenuity in making or doing something; art or skill:
Verb
  1. To go or cause to go from one place to another

      1. To convey or cause to pass from one place, person, or thing to another.
      2. To make over the possession or legal title of (property, for example); convey.
      3. To convey (a design, for example) from one surface to another, as by impression.
      1. To exchange (one thing) for another of the same class:
      2. To move or transfer from one place or position to another.
      3. To alter (position or place).
      1. To move from a place or position occupied:
      2. To transfer or convey from one place to another:
      3. To take off:
      1. To change in position from one point to another:
      2. To follow a specified course:
      3. To change posture or position; stir:
    See also:

    move

  2. To direct the course of carefully

      1. To guide (a vessel or vehicle), especially by means of a device such as a rudder, paddle, or wheel:
      2. To set and follow (a course):
      3. To direct the course of:
      1. One who operates or is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight.
      2. One who, though not belonging to a ship's company, is licensed to conduct a ship into and out of port or through dangerous waters.
      3. The helmsman of a ship.
      1. To plan and direct the course of a vessel or vehicle:
      2. To give directions to the driver of an automobile, especially by reading a map. Used of a passenger:
      3. To know or determine a migratory course. Used of an animal:
      1. One who rides horses in races, especially as a profession.
      2. One whose occupation or hobby involves a specified machine, device, or object:
      3. To ride (a horse) as jockey.
      1. One who shows the way by leading, directing, or advising.
      2. One who serves as a model for others, as in a course of conduct.
      3. A person employed to conduct others, as through a museum, and give information about points of interest encountered.
  3. To take clever or cunning steps to achieve one's goals

      1. To obtain or achieve by cleverness or deceit, especially in persuading someone:
      2. To cheat; swindle:
      3. To use clever or deceitful means to obtain or achieve something.
      1. One who rides horses in races, especially as a profession.
      2. One whose occupation or hobby involves a specified machine, device, or object:
      3. To ride (a horse) as jockey.
  4. To control to one's own advantage by artful or indirect means

      1. To occupy oneself in an activity for amusement or recreation:
      2. To take part in a sport or game:
      3. To participate in betting; gamble.
      1. To move, arrange, operate, or control by the hands or another body part or by mechanical means, especially in a skillful manner:
      2. To influence or manage shrewdly or deviously:
      3. To tamper with or falsify for personal gain:
      1. An act or deed, especially a brilliant or heroic one.
      2. A program or system designed to take advantage of a particular error or security vulnerability in computers or networks.
      3. To employ to the greatest possible advantage:

Another word for maneuver

Noun
  1. A movement, usually military

      1. A manner of proceeding; a way of performing or effecting something:
      2. A series of steps taken to accomplish an end:
      3. A set of instructions that performs a specific task; a subroutine or function.
      1. The act or an instance of moving; a change in place or position.
      2. A particular manner of moving.
      3. A change in the location of troops, ships, or aircraft for tactical or strategic purposes.
      1. A scheme or maneuver designed to achieve an objective, as in surprising an enemy or deceiving someone.
      2. The devising or execution of such schemes or maneuvers:
  2. A trick

      1. A crafty stratagem; a subterfuge.
      1. Refinement and delicacy of performance, execution, or artisanship.
      2. Skillful, subtle handling of a situation; tactful, diplomatic maneuvering.
      3. A method of leading up to a tenace, as in bridge, in order to prevent an opponent from winning the trick with an intermediate card.
      1. Deception used to achieve an end:
      2. A deceptive stratagem or device:
      1. An act or procedure intended to achieve an end by deceptive or fraudulent means.
      2. A mischievous action; a prank:
      3. A stupid, disgraceful, or childish act:
    See also:

    trick

Verb
  1. See also:

    plan