English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'outmanoeuvre'

(verb) 
Definition
to gain an advantage over (someone) by skilful dealing
She has shown once again that she is capable of outmanoeuvring her opponents.
Synonyms
outwit
To win the presidency he had first to outwit his rivals within the party.
,
outdo
Both sides have tried to outdo each other.
,
get the better of
,
circumvent
It is a veiled attempt to change gun laws by circumventing legislators.
,
outflank
,
outsmart
a hoaxer who managed to outsmart the world's top journalists
,
steal a march on (informal)
,
put one over on (informal)
,
outfox
,
run rings round (informal)
,
outthink
,
outgeneral
,
outjockey

Additional synonyms

in the sense of circumvent
Definition
to outwit (a person)
It is a veiled attempt to change gun laws by circumventing legislators.
Synonyms
outflank,
outgeneral
in the sense of outdo
Definition
to be more successful or better than (someone or something) in performance
Both sides have tried to outdo each other.
Synonyms
top,
get the better of,
tower above,
go one better than (informal),
run rings around (informal),
outfox,
be one up on,
score points off,
put in the shade,
outjockey
in the sense of outsmart
a hoaxer who managed to outsmart the world's top journalists
Synonyms
take in (informal),
sting (informal),
gull (archaic),
get the better of,
make a fool of (informal),
go one better than (informal),
put one over on (informal),
outfox,
run rings round (informal),
pull a fast one on (informal),
outthink,
outjockey

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