verb (used with object), ma·neu·vered, ma·neu·ver·ing.
verb (used without object), ma·neu·vered, ma·neu·ver·ing.
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Origin of maneuver
OTHER WORDS FROM maneuverma·neu·ver·a·ble, adjectivema·neu·ver·a·bil·i·ty, nounma·neu·ver·er, nounun·ma·neu·vered, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for maneuver
He was the principal architect of the IRA peace strategy; without him the IRA would never have been maneuvered out of violence.Sinn Fein Boss Gerry Adams Wanted This Murder Bust|Ed Moloney|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The U.S. may have maneuvered past the fiscal cliff and has put off debt-ceiling brinksmanship.Political Tensions Takes Center Stage at World Economic Forum|Daniel Gross|January 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A deft chess player, Schwarzenegger had maneuvered her between the proverbial rock and a hard place.
He has maneuvered among overlapping relationships with three wives, including the mother of his four children.
In the early stages of the last campaign, Mitt maneuvered to run to the right of his major opponents.
Here large bodies of troops were maneuvered in their presence, and many speeches made by both the French and the Indians.The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier|Charles E. Flandrau
Underneath the table Braine maneuvered to touch the foot of the countess.The Million Dollar Mystery|Harold MacGrath
Then, with crisp military dispatch, they maneuvered into great long ranks, awaiting the arrival of transportation.The God in the Box|Sewell Peaslee Wright
Circling, as he rose, to the west, he wheeled about and jockeyed and maneuvered for the real start of the race.The Night-Born|Jack London
But the town he had seen as he maneuvered for a landing had held no signs of life.Star Born|Andre Norton