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maneuver

MANEU'VER, n. [L. manus, the hand, and oeuvre, work, L. opera.]

1. Management; dexterous movement, particularly in an army or navy; any evolution, movement or change of position among companies, battalions, regiments, ships, &c. for the purpose of distributing the forces in the best manner to meet the enemy.

2. Management with address or artful design.

MANEU'VER, v.i. To move or change positions among troops or ships, for the purpose of advantageous attack of defense; or in military exercise, for the purpose of discipline.

1. To manage with address or art.

MANEU'VER, v.t. To change the positions of troops or ships.




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MANEU'VER, n. [L. manus, the hand, and oeuvre, work, L. opera.]

1. Management; dexterous movement, particularly in an army or navy; any evolution, movement or change of position among companies, battalions, regiments, ships, &c. for the purpose of distributing the forces in the best manner to meet the enemy.

2. Management with address or artful design.

MANEU'VER, v.i. To move or change positions among troops or ships, for the purpose of advantageous attack of defense; or in military exercise, for the purpose of discipline.

1. To manage with address or art.

MANEU'VER, v.t. To change the positions of troops or ships.


MA-NEU'VER, n. [Fr. manœuvre; main, L. manus, the hand, and œuvre, work, L. opera.]

  1. Management; dextrous movement, particularly in an army or navy; any evolution, movement or change of position among companies, battalions, regiments, ships, &c., for the purpose of distributing the forces in the best manner to meet the enemy.
  2. Management with address or artful design.

MA-NEU'VER, v.i.

  1. To move or change positions among troops or ships, for the purpose of advantageous attack or defense; or in military exercise, for the purpose of discipline.
  2. To manage with address or art.

MA-NEU'VER, v.t.

To change the positions of troops or ships.


Ma*neu"ver
  1. Management; dexterous movement; specif., a military or naval evolution, movement, or change of position.
  2. To perform a movement or movements in military or naval tactics; to make changes in position with reference to getting advantage in attack or defense.
  3. To change the positions of, as of troops of ships.
  4. Management with address or artful design; adroit proceeding; stratagem.
  5. To manage with address or art; to scheme.
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Maneuver

MANEU'VER, noun [Latin manus, the hand, and oeuvre, work, Latin opera.]

1. Management; dexterous movement, particularly in an army or navy; any evolution, movement or change of position among companies, battalions, regiments, ships, etc. for the purpose of distributing the forces in the best manner to meet the enemy.

2. Management with address or artful design.

MANEU'VER, verb intransitive To move or change positions among troops or ships, for the purpose of advantageous attack of defense; or in military exercise, for the purpose of discipline.

1. To manage with address or art.

MANEU'VER, verb transitive To change the positions of troops or ships.

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

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