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  • nounmove, tactic
  • nounmilitary practice, operation
  • verbplan, scheme
  • verbdirect physically

synonyms for maneuver

  • action
  • gimmick
  • manipulation
  • measure
  • movement
  • plot
  • ploy
  • procedure
  • ruse
  • scheme
  • step
  • stunt
  • trick
  • angle
  • artifice
  • contrivance
  • demarche
  • device
  • dodge
  • feint
  • finesse
  • gambit
  • game
  • intrigue
  • jig
  • machination
  • plan
  • play
  • proceeding
  • shenanigans
  • shuffle
  • stratagem
  • subterfuge
  • curveball
  • fancy footwork
See also synonyms for: maneuvered / maneuvering
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antonyms for maneuver

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  • cessation
  • ignorance
  • inaction
  • inactivity
  • stoppage
  • honesty
  • openness
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How to use maneuver in a sentence

The Falcon 9 also does not execute a belly-flop maneuver like the Starships do.
SPACEX STARSHIPS KEEP EXPLODING, BUT IT’S ALL PART OF ELON MUSK’S PLANERIK OLSENFEBRUARY 17, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
For lower speeds, and to maximize lift, the wings are moved forward, and for faster speeds and more tactical maneuvers, they’d be angled backwards.
THIS YEAR’S SUPER BOWL FLYOVER WILL BE UNLIKE ANY OTHERROB VERGERFEBRUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
After its engines shut down, the stainless-steel spacecraft, performed a “belly flop” maneuver, falling horizontally through the atmosphere.
SPACEX VIOLATED ITS LAUNCH LICENSE DURING DECEMBER’S STARSHIP TEST FLIGHT, PROMPTING THE FAA TO ORDER AN INVESTIGATIONCHRISTIAN DAVENPORTFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His response reflected a fundamental misunderstanding of the banned maneuver.
STILL CAN’T BREATHEBY TOPHER SANDERS, PROPUBLICA, AND YOAV GONEN, THE CITY, VIDEO BY LUCAS WALDRON, PROPUBLICAJANUARY 21, 2021PROPUBLICA
After just a few seconds, the spacecraft would execute the go part of the touch-and-go maneuver, backing away with its sample secured.
NASA'S OSIRIS-REX PROBE PUNCHED AN ASTEROID IN THE NAME OF SCIENCE. HERE'S WHAT THE MISSION COULD TEACH USJEFFREY KLUGEROCTOBER 22, 2020TIME
Only by a nimble maneuver did I escape being tripped; but it was heartening to know Patricia could respond to my needs.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
I did not try to interfere with his maneuver, but settled myself solidly to hold him from escaping.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
They were within easy arrow range, and the Sioux instantly realized the significance of the maneuver.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
He realized that the maneuver would cause delay and confusion, and might betray them to the Pawnees.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
At least, his job was done; now to execute that classic infantry maneuver described as, "Let's get the hell outa here."
HUNTER PATROLHENRY BEAM PIPER AND JOHN J. MCGUIRE
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