Synonyms of gambit


1. gambit, ploy, remark, comment, input

usage: an opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker

2. ploy, gambit, stratagem, maneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre

usage: a maneuver in a game or conversation

3. gambit, chess move

usage: a chess move early in the game in which the player sacrifices minor pieces in order to obtain an advantageous position

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Definition and meaning of gambit (Dictionary)