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Synonyms of 'jockey'

(noun) 
Definition
a person who rides horses in races as a profession
It's a big day for Britain's former top jockey.
Synonyms
horse-rider
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rider
A rider came towards us.
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equestrian
a record performance yet to be beaten by any other British equestrian
(verb) 
Definition
to try to obtain an advantage by skilful manoeuvring
The rival political parties are already jockeying for power.
Synonyms
compete
The stores will inevitably end up competing with each other for increased market shares.
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fight
He had to fight hard for his place in the team.
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struggle
The shopkeeper struggled with the intruder for some time before the intruder ran off.
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contest
Your former employer has to reply within 14 days in order to contest the case.
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contend
The two main groups contended for power.
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strive
He strives hard to keep himself very fit.
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vie
The two candidates are vying for the support of the New York voters.
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(verb) 
Neil watched him jockey the craft among the running seas.
Synonyms
manoeuvre
We attempted to manoeuvre the canoe closer to him.
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engineer
a short-lived coup engineered by the army
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manipulate
He's a very difficult character. He manipulates people.
She was unable, for once, to manipulate events.
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cajole
It was he who cajoled the actor into making the film.
, , ,
finagle (informal)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of cajole
Definition
to persuade by flattery
It was he who cajoled the actor into making the film.
in the sense of contend
Definition
to compete or fight
The two main groups contended for power.
in the sense of contest
Definition
to dispute
Your former employer has to reply within 14 days in order to contest the case.
Synonyms
object to,
call in or into question

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