out·ma·neu·ver (out′mə-nvər, -ny-)
tr.v. out·ma·neu·vered, out·ma·neu·ver·ing, out·ma·neu·vers
1. To overcome (an opponent) by artful, clever maneuvering.
2. To excel in maneuverability: The car outmaneuvers all others of its class.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2020 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Indo-European & Semitic Roots Appendices
Thousands of entries in the dictionary include etymologies that trace their origins back to reconstructed proto-languages. You can obtain more information about these forms in our online appendices:
The Indo-European appendix covers nearly half of the Indo-European roots that have left their mark on English words. A more complete treatment of Indo-European roots and the English words derived from them is available in our Dictionary of Indo-European Roots.