Outmaneuver
Outmaneuver Out`ma*neu"ver, Outmanoeuvre Out`ma*n[oe]u"vre, v. t. To surpass, or get an advantage of, in maneuvering; to outwit or frustrate by clever stratagems; to outgeneral. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • outmaneuver — index beat (defeat), circumvent, dupe, elude, ensnare, illude, pettifog, surmount …   Law dictionary

  • outmaneuver — or outmanoeuvre [out′mə no͞o′vər] vt. outmanneuvered or outmanoeuvred, outmanneuvering or outmanoeuvring to maneuver with better effect than; outwit …   English World dictionary

  • outmaneuver — verb defeat by more skillful maneuvering (Freq. 1) The English troops outmaneuvered the Germans My new supervisor knows how to outmaneuver the boss in most situations • Syn: ↑outmanoeuvre, ↑outsmart • Hypernyms: ↑outdo, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • outmaneuver — /owt meuh nooh veuhr/, v.t. 1. to outwit, defeat, or frustrate by maneuvering. 2. to outdo or surpass in maneuvering or maneuverability. [1790 1800; OUT + MANEUVER] * * * …   Universalium

  • outmaneuver — verb To perform movements comparatively more adroitly or successfully …   Wiktionary

  • outmaneuver — Synonyms and related words: bamboozle, beat, beat all hollow, beat hollow, beguile, best, betray, bluff, cajole, cheat on, circumvent, conjure, deceive, defeat, delude, destroy, diddle, do in, double cross, drub, dupe, elude, evade, fix, foil,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • outmaneuver — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. outwit, outdo, excel; see defeat 1 , exceed . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To get the better of by cleverness or cunning: outsmart, outthink, outwit, overreach. See WIN …   English dictionary for students

  • outmaneuver — out|ma|neu|ver [ ,autmə nuvər ] verb transitive to defeat or gain an advantage over someone by being more clever or skillful than they are …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • outmaneuver — v. move into a superior position; outwit; be superior in handling and maneuvering …   English contemporary dictionary

  • outmaneuver — out•ma•neu•ver [[t]ˌaʊt məˈnu vər[/t]] v. t. 1) to outwit or defeat by maneuvering 2) to surpass in maneuvering • Etymology: 1790–1800 …   From formal English to slang

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