Definitions For Maneuver


  • An action aimed at evading an opponent
  • A move made to gain a tactical end
  • A deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill
  • A military training exercise
  • A plan for attaining a particular goal
  • A clever or skillful action or movement
  • A planned movement of soldiers or ships
  • Military activities that are done for training


  • Perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
  • Direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
  • Act in order to achieve a certain goal
  • To move (something or someone) in a careful and usually skillful way
  • To do something in an effort to get an advantage, get out of a difficult situation, etc.
  • To move (soldiers, ships, etc.) where they are needed for battle

Is Maneuver a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Maneuver is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Maneuver in a Sentence

  • With a quick maneuver, she avoided an accident.
  • Through a series of legal maneuvers, the defense lawyer kept her client out of jail.
  • He led his troops in a well-planned maneuver.
  • She maneuvered her car into the tiny garage.
  • It took seven people to maneuver the tiger out of its cage.
  • We had a hard time maneuvering our furniture through the doorway.

Synonyms for Maneuver

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