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Definitions of steer

  1. To direct and govern a ship in its course; to sail; to be governed; to conduct one's self; to take or pursue a course or way. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To guide (a vessel) by means of a rudder; direct one's course. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To guide the course of; as, to steer a ship; control; direct. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To direct with the helm: to guide: to govern. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To direct with the helm; guide. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To guide a ship in its course; to go in a given direction guided by the helm. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To direct a ship in its course: to be directed: to move. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To direct a ship with the helm; follow a course. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. direct the course; determine the direction of travelling Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. direct (oneself) somewhere; "Steer clear of him" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. A young male of the ox kind; especially, a common ox; a castrated taurine male from two to four years old. See the Note under Ox. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. To castrate; -- said of male calves. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. To direct the course of; to guide; to govern; -- applied especially to a vessel in the water. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. To direct a vessel in its course; to direct one's course. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. To be directed and governed; to take a direction, or course; to obey the helm; as, the boat steers easily. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. To conduct one's self; to take or pursue a course of action. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. A rudder or helm. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. A helmsman, a pilot. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. To direct the course of a ship by a helm; to direct; to guide. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. To direct; to guide; to direct and govern the course of a ship by the helm; to be directed and governed; to pursue a course. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. A young castrated male of the ox kind. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  23. A young ox, esp. a castrated one from two to four years old. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  24. A young ox. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. A young, especially castrated, male of the ox kind. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for steer

  1. May he not be honestly trying to steer his way? – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  2. I haven't it to steer by. – Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard by Eleanor Farjeon
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