from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To maneuver around and behind the flank of (an opposing force).
- transitive v. To gain a tactical advantage over (a competitor, for example).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To maneuver around and behind the flank of (an opposing force).
- v. To gain a tactical advantage over (a competitor, for example).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To go beyond, or be superior to, on the flank; to pass around or turn the flank or flanks of.
- transitive v. To outmaneuver in a competition; to bypass a competitor's main defenses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To go or extend beyond the flank or wing of; hence, to out-manœuver; get the better of. See flank.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. go around the flank of (an opposing army)
- v. get the better of
out- + flank (Wiktionary)