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outmaneuver

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v outmaneuver defeat by more skillful maneuvering "The English troops outmaneuvered the Germans","My new supervisor knows how to outmaneuver the boss in most situations"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Outmaneuver To surpass, or get an advantage of, in maneuvering; to outwit or frustrate by clever stratagems; to outgeneral.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • outmaneuver To surpass in manœuvering.
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Usage

In literature:

The sagacious Quimbleton outmaneuvered them at every turn.
"In the Sweet Dry and Dry" by Christopher Morley
I am outmaneuvered, and I have surrendered with the best grace possible.
"Rung Ho!" by Talbot Mundy
Outmaneuvered and outflanked again!
"The Sword of Antietam" by Joseph A. Altsheler
I can outmaneuver him every time.
"The Real Adventure" by Henry Kitchell Webster
His only real chance now was to outrun or outmaneuver the marauders.
"Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X" by Victor Appleton
They tried to outmaneuver him; he stepped back to his former spot, catching his breath and digging frantically for his knife.
"Police Your Planet" by Lester del Rey
He would outmaneuver you in a minute.
"High Adventure" by James Norman Hall
The baron was being outmaneuvered in every direction, while thinking that he was playing a winning hand.
"A Successful Shadow" by Harlan Page Halsey
They have already outmaneuvered us once, despite our best efforts.
"Citadel" by Algirdas Jonas Budrys
Now, if only Manfred could conceive a plan for outmaneuvering Charles.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
He'd already outmaneuvered Jack O'Donnell with ease.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
Many a time in the past he had outmaneuvered men as crafty as his present adversary.
"The Gray Phantom's Return" by Herman Landon
I was outmaneuvered last night, but this is my round.
"The Gray Phantom" by Herman Landon
He realized he had been outmaneuvered.
"The Onslaught from Rigel" by Fletcher Pratt
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In news:

As if battling a stiff prairie wind and pushy current weren't difficult enough, we had to outmaneuver a territorial cow smack-dab in the middle of Alberta's Milk River .
Think back to John Henry racing a steam drill and forward to Garry Kasparov trying to outmaneuver IBM's Deep Blue in 1997 to the Onion tweaking the genre with its accountant battles Excel story.
Moammar Gadhafi's government declared a cease-fire on Friday against the rebel uprising as the Libyan leader tries to outmaneuver Western military intervention.
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Trying to outmaneuver Western military intervention, Moammar Gadhafi's government declared a cease-fire on Friday against the rebel uprising faltering against his artillery, tanks and warplanes.
2 team continue to outmaneuver Johnson, Knaus.
Scientists Plot Tactics to Outmaneuver Cystic Fibrosis Gene.
After getting beat in an immunity challenge by a pudgy 50-year-old and outmaneuvered by Blair from The Facts of Life, former National League MVP Jeff Kent was voted off Survivor in an episode airing Wednesday night.
Winning just one state in 1972, his campaign made crucial errors and he was outmaneuvered in almost every way by Richard Nixon.
Republicans clearly sense that they are being outmaneuvered in the fiscal talks by the Obama administration, unable to stop the inevitable rise in tax rates for the rich.
Part of the fine art of winning a dogfight is figuring out your adversary's airspeed so that you can outmaneuver him.
Amador's Donald White outmaneuvering a Linden defender as White heads upfield with the ball.
Centenarian Kate Hecht's secret to long life included social networking to outmaneuver the Nazis.
Vice Admiral Jerry Miller, USN (Ret) – 'Obama was outmaneuvered by Russians on START.
The Zero could outmaneuver the F4F, but the Wildcat 's heavy armament and solid construction gave it an advantage when flown by skilled pilots.
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