Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to manoeuver: maneuver
Switch to new thesaurus
|Verb||1.||manoeuver - act in order to achieve a certain goal; "He maneuvered to get the chairmanship"; "She maneuvered herself into the directorship"|
|2.||manoeuver - 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?"
park - maneuver a vehicle into a parking space; "Park the car in front of the library"; "Can you park right here?"
|3.||manoeuver - perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense|
jockey - compete (for an advantage or a position)