navigate


navigate

verb

Definition of NAVIGATE

1
to operate or control the course of <the hours of training that are required before a student pilot is allowed to navigate an airplane solo>
Synonyms conn (also con), helm, pilot, steer
Related Words commandeer, hijack (also highjack)
2
to travel on water in a vessel <the months that were once required to navigate around South America in the days before the Panama Canal>
Synonyms boat, cruise, ferry, navigate, ship (out), voyage
Related Words canoe, kayak, yacht; coast
3
to make one's way through, across, or over <it will take some effort to navigate that stretch of hills, but we can do it>
Synonyms course, cover, cross, cut (across), follow, go, navigate, pass (over), perambulate, peregrinate, proceed (along), track, transit, travel
Related Words hike, traipse, tramp, tread, walk; ride, run; crisscross

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