Definition of outmaneuver
: to outdo, defeat, or gain an advantage over by skillful or clever maneuvering : to maneuver more effectively than Battalions are especially important in desert warfare because they are powerful enough to deliver devastating blows … but small enough to sneak along ridges and valleys to outmaneuver larger forces. — Bob Davis … an amorally ambitious studio exec who disposes of a threatening screenwriter as coolly as he outmaneuvers a rival executive. — Gregg Kilday Sabre pilots learned that if they could force their adversaries to change direction rapidly, the Sabre could outmaneuver them. — Fred Reed
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