outmaneuver


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out·ma·neu·ver

 (out′mə-no͞o′vər, -nyo͞o′-)
tr.v. out·ma·neu·vered, out·ma·neu·ver·ing, out·ma·neu·vers
1. To overcome (an opponent) by artful, clever maneuvering.
2. To excel in maneuverability: The car outmaneuvers all others of its class.

out•ma•neu•ver

(ˌaʊt məˈnu vər)

v.t.
1. to outwit or defeat by maneuvering.
2. to surpass in maneuvering.
[1790–1800]

outmaneuver


Past participle: outmaneuvered
Gerund: outmaneuvering

Imperative
outmaneuver
outmaneuver
Present
I outmaneuver
you outmaneuver
he/she/it outmaneuvers
we outmaneuver
you outmaneuver
they outmaneuver
Preterite
I outmaneuvered
you outmaneuvered
he/she/it outmaneuvered
we outmaneuvered
you outmaneuvered
they outmaneuvered
Present Continuous
I am outmaneuvering
you are outmaneuvering
he/she/it is outmaneuvering
we are outmaneuvering
you are outmaneuvering
they are outmaneuvering
Present Perfect
I have outmaneuvered
you have outmaneuvered
he/she/it has outmaneuvered
we have outmaneuvered
you have outmaneuvered
they have outmaneuvered
Past Continuous
I was outmaneuvering
you were outmaneuvering
he/she/it was outmaneuvering
we were outmaneuvering
you were outmaneuvering
they were outmaneuvering
Past Perfect
I had outmaneuvered
you had outmaneuvered
he/she/it had outmaneuvered
we had outmaneuvered
you had outmaneuvered
they had outmaneuvered
Future
I will outmaneuver
you will outmaneuver
he/she/it will outmaneuver
we will outmaneuver
you will outmaneuver
they will outmaneuver
Future Perfect
I will have outmaneuvered
you will have outmaneuvered
he/she/it will have outmaneuvered
we will have outmaneuvered
you will have outmaneuvered
they will have outmaneuvered
Future Continuous
I will be outmaneuvering
you will be outmaneuvering
he/she/it will be outmaneuvering
we will be outmaneuvering
you will be outmaneuvering
they will be outmaneuvering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outmaneuvering
you have been outmaneuvering
he/she/it has been outmaneuvering
we have been outmaneuvering
you have been outmaneuvering
they have been outmaneuvering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outmaneuvering
you will have been outmaneuvering
he/she/it will have been outmaneuvering
we will have been outmaneuvering
you will have been outmaneuvering
they will have been outmaneuvering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outmaneuvering
you had been outmaneuvering
he/she/it had been outmaneuvering
we had been outmaneuvering
you had been outmaneuvering
they had been outmaneuvering
Conditional
I would outmaneuver
you would outmaneuver
he/she/it would outmaneuver
we would outmaneuver
you would outmaneuver
they would outmaneuver
Past Conditional
I would have outmaneuvered
you would have outmaneuvered
he/she/it would have outmaneuvered
we would have outmaneuvered
you would have outmaneuvered
they would have outmaneuvered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.outmaneuver - defeat by more skillful maneuvering; "The English troops outmaneuvered the Germans"; "My new supervisor knows how to outmaneuver the boss in most situations"
best, outdo, outflank, scoop, trump - get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition"
outgeneral - surpass in generalship

outmaneuver

verb
To get the better of by cleverness or cunning:
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