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Ru·se

 (ro͝o′sā)
A city of northeast Bulgaria on the Danube River south of Bucharest, Romania. Founded as a Roman fortress, it is today a major port and industrial center.

ruse

 (ro͞oz, ro͞os)
n.
A crafty stratagem; a subterfuge. See Synonyms at wile.

[Middle English, detour, dodging, from Old French, from ruser, to drive back; see rush1.]

ruse

(ruːz)
n
an action intended to mislead, deceive, or trick; stratagem
[C15: from Old French: trick, esp to evade capture, from ruser to retreat, from Latin recūsāre to refuse]

Ruse

(ˈruːseɪ)
n
(Placename) a city in NE Bulgaria, on the River Danube: the chief river port and one of the largest industrial centres in Bulgaria. Pop: 172 000 (2005 est)

ruse

(ruz)

n.
a trick, stratagem, or artifice: He used a ruse to get past the sentry.
[1375–1425; late Middle English: roundabout course < Middle French, derivative of ruser to retreat. See rush1]
syn: See trick.

Ru•se

(ˈru seɪ)

n.
a city in N Bulgaria, on the Danube. 172,782.

ruse

In military deception, a trick of war designed to deceive the adversary, usually involving the deliberate exposure of false information to the adversary's intelligence collection system.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ruse - a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)ruse - a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)
tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre, maneuver, manoeuvre - a move made to gain a tactical end

ruse

noun trick, deception, ploy, hoax, device, manoeuvre, dodge, sham, artifice, blind, subterfuge, stratagem, wile, imposture This was a ruse to divide them.

ruse

noun
An indirect, usually cunning means of gaining an end:
Informal: shenanigan, take-in.
Translations
حيلَه، خِدْعَه
lestúskočnostúskok
kneb
bragî, klækur
gudrībaviltīgs plāns

ruse

[ruːz] Nardid m, treta f, estratagema f

ruse

[ˈruːz] nruse f

ruse

nList f

ruse

[ruːz] n (frm) → stratagemma m, astuzia

ruse

(ruːz) noun
a clever trick or plan.