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  1. steer
    IPA[stir]
  2. verb

    • 1. (of a person) guide or control the movement of (a vehicle, vessel, or aircraft), for example by turning a wheel or operating a rudder:

      he steered the boat slowly toward the busy quay he let Lily steer
      Synonym : guide, direct, maneuver, navigate, pilot, drive, be in the driver's seat of, be at the wheel of, con, helm
    • 2. (of a vehicle, vessel, or aircraft) be guided in a specified direction:

      the ship steered into port
    • 3. follow (a course) in a specified direction:

      the fishermen were steering a direct course for Kodiak
    • 4. guide the movement or course of (someone or something):

      he had steered her to a chair he made an attempt to steer the conversation back to Heather

    noun

    • 1. a piece of advice or information concerning the development of a situation:

      the need for the school to be given a clear steer as to its future direction
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: steer

    • v.: verb: steer, 3rd person present: steers, gerund or present participle: steering, past tense: steered, past participle: steered

    • noun

      a male domestic bovine animal that has been castrated and is raised for beef.
    • verb

      guide or control the movement of (a vehicle, vessel, or aircraft), for example by turning a wheel or operating a rudder:

      (of a vehicle, vessel, or aircraft) be guided in a specified direction:

    • noun

      the type of steering of a vehicle:

      a piece of advice or information concerning the development of a situation:

    • noun

      another term for bullock
    • noun

      a piece of false information or guidance:
    • noun

      a rodeo event in a which a person on horseback chases a steer before jumping from the horse and attempting to wrestle the steer to the ground in the shortest possible time:
    • noun

      a destructive fire on scrubland or in a forest, especially one that spreads rapidly:
    • noun

      a rodeo event in a which a person on horseback chases a steer before jumping from the horse and attempting to wrestle the steer to the ground in the shortest possible time:
    • noun

      a piece of false information or unhelpful guidance:
    • take care to avoid or keep away from
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