ManœuvreManagement with address or artful design; adroit proceeding; stratagem.
ManœuvreManagement; dexterous movement; specif., a military or naval evolution, movement, or change of position.
ManœuvreTo change the positions of, as of troops of ships.
ManœuvreTo make changes in one's approach to solving a problem, so as to achieve maximum advantage in a changing situation; -- used especially in competitive situations, as in politics, diplomacy, or sports.
ManœuvreTo manage with address or art; to scheme.
ManœuvreTo perform a movement or movements in military or naval tactics; to make changes in position with the intention of getting an advantage in attack or defense.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. manœuvre, OF. manuevre, LL. manopera, lit., hand work, manual labor; L. manus, hand + opera, fr. opus, work. See ManualOperate, and cf. MainorManure