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Synonyms of maneuver in English:


  • 1 I maneuvered the car into the space
    steer, guide, drive, negotiate, navigate, pilot, direct, manipulate, move, work, jockey
  • 2 he maneuvered things to suit himself
    manipulate, contrive, manage, engineer, devise, plan, fix, organize, arrange, set up, orchestrate, choreograph, stage-manage
  • 3 he began maneuvering for the party leadership
    intrigue, plot, scheme, plan, lay plans, conspire, pull strings
  • noun

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  • 1 a tricky parking maneuver
    operation, exercise, activity, move, movement, action
  • 2 diplomatic maneuvers
  • 3 (maneuvers) military maneuvers
    training exercises, exercises, war games, operations
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