outmaneuver outmaneuver  /aʊt mə ˈnu vər/


  • (v) defeat by more skillful maneuvering



  1. In sports where limber, prepubescent bodies can outmaneuver more mature athletes, kids can be designated as older than they are.
  2. The ability of the cancer cell to outmaneuver its attackers has long been reflected in mortality statistics.
  3. Just two weeks later, Gorbachev again seemed to outmaneuver President Reagan at their unofficial summit in Iceland.


  • No time for Hawks to pace themselves

    They realize they have to use superior speed to outmaneuver relentless Bruins When the puck is dropped for Game 5, the Hawks would love nothing more than to stage another track meet -- benefiting their style of play over a Bruins team that would prefer to play in a rink-shaped vat of molasses.        
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune


  1. "I'm not too happy about the delay," Specter said on Fox News Sunday. "We have a real problem with the Chinese. They are very shrewd and customarily, they outmaneuver us. They take our jobs. They take our money and then they lend it back to...
    on Apr 4, 2010 By: Arlen Specter Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "As you get older, you can't afford to outmaneuver guys in the ring as much," said Jones, an eight-time world champion. "I'm smarter and more economical."
    on Sep 16, 2008 By: Roy Jones Source: USA Today

  3. "The go route works when the receiver beats the corner," Harris said. "With Larry, I don't think he has to beat the corner. He will outmaneuver the guy."
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: Walt Harris Source: San Jose Mercury News

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