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OUTMANEUVER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does outmaneuver mean? 

OUTMANEUVER (verb)
  The verb OUTMANEUVER has 1 sense:

1. defeat by more skillful maneuvering

  Familiarity information: OUTMANEUVER used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OUTMANEUVER (verb)


Sense 1outmaneuver [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Defeat by more skillful maneuvering

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Synonyms:

outmaneuver; outmanoeuvre; outsmart

Context examples:

The English troops outmaneuvered the Germans / My new supervisor knows how to outmaneuver the boss in most situations

Hypernyms (to "outmaneuver" is one way to...):

best; outdo; outflank; scoop; trump (get the better of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "outmaneuver"):

outgeneral (surpass in generalship)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody

Sentence example:

The fighter managed to outmaneuver his opponent


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