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
The team’s breathtaking air show maneuvers are not without danger.Blue Angels jet gets a new home at Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum|By Michael E. Ruane|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
You’ll also need to be sure you’re confident parking and performing other tricky maneuvers.Hints From Heloise: Be cautious when using a portable generator|Heloise Heloise|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
By early afternoon Friday, Democrats had pushed a number of procedural dilatory maneuvers, including an unexpected — yet brief — closed session that Democrats said was meant to candidly discuss the toxic process surrounding Barrett’s confirmation.Democrats force Senate into unusual but brief closed session to discuss Barrett nomination to Supreme Court|Seung Min Kim|October 23, 2020|Washington Post
Based on preliminary analysis, Lauretta is optimistic, saying the maneuver went “as good as we could have imagined it would.”OSIRIS-REx survived its touchdown on asteroid Bennu—now we wait to see if it got a sample|Neel Patel|October 21, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Since it takes more than 18 minutes for communications to go one way between Earth and OSIRIS-REx, autonomous control will be critical for adjusting maneuvers on the fly.A NASA spacecraft is about to scoop up some asteroid rubble|Neel Patel|October 14, 2020|MIT Technology Review
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.
Finally they maneuvered Elsie against the side of a truck, and Tootles scrambled into place, amid the jeers of the neighborhood.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
Landy maneuvered the horses through the gates without dismounting and rode up to the central stable.
He saddled the colt, maneuvered him up to the kitchen door for the basket of breakfast, and rode to the Point alone.
Before they had maneuvered the bulky cylinder to the cargo hatch, the alien released our power lead.Greylorn|John Keith Laumer
And when Guynemer encountered an enemy plane he maneuvered to overcome it with the same care for exactness of movement.The Romance of Aircraft|Lawrence Yard Smith