Thesaurus

maneuver

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of maneuver

  1. 1 to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently maneuvered the conversation so as to avoid the touchy subject of her divorce Synonyms address, contend (with), cope (with), field, grapple (with), hack, manage, handle, manipulate, negotiate, play, swing, take, treatRelated Words engineer, finesse, jockey; bring off, carry off, carry out, get off, pull; command, direct, guide, steer; control, micromanage, regulate, run; react (to), respond (to)Near Antonyms botch, bungle, foozle, fumble, goof (up), louse up, mess (up), mishandle, muff, scamp

  2. 2 to plan out usually with subtle skill or care successfully maneuvered a way to get him to ask her to the dance Synonyms contrive, finagle, finesse, frame, machinate, engineer, manipulate, mastermind, negotiate, wangleRelated Words arrange, concert, conclude, hammer out, work out; angle (for), compass, intrigue, plot, scheme; connive; brew, concoct, cook (up), hatch; captain, command, conduct, direct, handle, manage, quarterback, run; gerrymanderNear Antonyms blow, bobble, botch, bungle, butcher, flub, fumble, gum (up), louse up, mangle, mess (up), mishandle, muff



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