Englischer Thesaurus
(Substantiv) 
Definition
a manoeuvre designed to gain an advantage in a situation
a cynical marketing ploy
Synonyme
tactic
His tactic to press on paid off.
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move
The cut in interest rates was a wise move.
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trick
That was a really mean trick.
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device
His actions are obviously a device to buy time.
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game
All right, what's your little game?
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scheme
a quick money-making scheme
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manoeuvre
manoeuvres to block the electoral process
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dodge
It was probably just a dodge to stop you going away.
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ruse
This was a ruse to divide them.
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gambit
They said the plan was no more than a clever political gambit.
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subterfuge
Most people can see right through that type of subterfuge.
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stratagem
a competitive stratagem to secure customer loyalty
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contrivance
It is nothing more than a contrivance to raise prices.
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Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of contrivance
Definition
an elaborate or deceitful plan
It is nothing more than a contrivance to raise prices.
in the sense of device
Definition
a scheme or plan
His actions are obviously a device to buy time.
in the sense of dodge
Definition
a cunning and deceitful trick
It was probably just a dodge to stop you going away.
Synonyme
con (slang),
scam (slang),
wheeze (British, slang),
canard,
fastie (Australian, slang)

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