manoeuver


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Related to manoeuver: maneuver
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Verb1.manoeuver - act in order to achieve a certain goalmanoeuver - 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"
2.manoeuver - direct the coursemanoeuver - direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
dock - maneuver into a dock; "dock the ships"
sheer - cause to sheer; "She sheered her car around the obstacle"
pull over - steer a vehicle to the side of the road; "The car pulled over when the ambulance approached at high speed"
helm - be at or take the helm of; "helm the ship"
crab - direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind
navigate - direct carefully and safely; "He navigated his way to the altar"
stand out - steer away from shore, of ships
starboard - turn to the right, of helms or rudders
conn - conduct or direct the steering of a ship or plane
navigate, pilot - act as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance; "Is anyone volunteering to navigate during the trip?"; "Who was navigating the ship during the accident?"
canalise, canalize, channel - direct the flow of; "channel information towards a broad audience"
tree, corner - force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
park - maneuver a vehicle into a parking space; "Park the car in front of the library"; "Can you park right here?"
control, command - exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
3.manoeuver - perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defensemanoeuver - 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?"
jockey - compete (for an advantage or a position)
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As this was bringing raw troops, at once, to face their enemy, it is not to be supposed that the manoeuver was executed with their usual accuracy; but as the music struck up the inspiring air of Yankee-doodle, and Richard, accompanied by Mr.
Mobile cranes are easy to manoeuver and they provide safety and comfort.
The first manoeuver lasted about two hours and was successful.
Therefore, individuals living in an economy must identify the different macroeconomic factors impacting their financial well-being and manoeuver around them.
For the next 8 months, French soldiers will develop interoperability with their British comrades at all levels and in all domains: combat, manoeuver, firing, HQ procedures as well as logistic support.
The conservative treatment involves placing the patient at rest, avoiding Valsalva manoeuver, administering analgesics.
With all the new technology sprouting up, the ability to be able to look at a trend, anticipate where it's going, manoeuver, and be in the right place at the right time is becoming easier.
The tanks stop, attempt to manoeuver past him but to no avail.
A Pringle manoeuver was performed and the liver was packed with sponges.
It is indeed the need of the hour to start this project as with each passing year the impact of climate change will continue to worsen.This time the good fortune of Lahore is commendable manoeuver taken by current caretaker government who swiftly sprang into action when the city was in dismay.
using both gas and/or battery powered engines, as well as be able to manoeuver