At the moment, the GOP has little room to maneuver against Clinton.
The soldiers there made no efforts to maneuver and confront ISIS.
At a bare minimum, however, Benedict XVI has set the stage for an election in which the cardinals have some room to maneuver.
Yingluck has no room for maneuver, and her predicament is worsening.
So Italy faces a plague of maneuver, of futile deals, endemic deadlock, and, sooner rather than later, a new round of elections.
One often has to maneuver his way through little iron-legged tables and chairs, used for refreshments.
Twice the maneuver was repeated, each time with the same success.
It was fought as a result of Rosecrans attempt to maneuver Bragg out of Chattanooga.
The maneuver was repeated three times, and they then gained the end house of the village.
It took long, patient minutes to hook a door handle, then more time to maneuver the wire into position.
"planned movement of troops or warship," 1758, from French manoeuvre "manipulation, maneuver," from Old French manovre "manual labor" 13c.), from Medieval Latin manuopera (source of Spanish maniobra, Italian manovra), from manuoperare "work with the hands," from Latin manu operari, from manu, ablative of manus "hand" (see manual (adj.)) + operari "to work, operate" (see operation). The same word had been borrowed from French into Middle English in a sense "hand-labor" (late 15c.). General meaning "artful plan, adroit movement" is from 1774. Related: Maneuvers.
1777, from maneuver (n.), or else from French manœurvrer "work, work with one's hands; carry out, prepare" (12c.), from Medieval Latin manuoperare. Originally in a military sense. Figurative use from 1801. Related: Maneuvered; maneuvering.
maneuver ma·neu·ver (mə-nōō'vər, -nyōō'-)
A movement or procedure involving skill and dexterity. v. ma·neu·vered, ma·neu·ver·ing, ma·neu·vers
To manipulate into a desired position or toward a predetermined goal.