steer


steer

verb

Definition of STEER

1
to point out the way for (someone) especially from a position in front <the man in the train station was able to steer us in the right direction>
Synonyms conduct, direct, guide, marshal (also marshall), pilot, route, show, steer, usher
Related Words precede; accompany, attend, chaperone (or chaperon), convoy, escort, see; control, manage
Near Antonyms dog, hound, shadow, tail, tailgate
Antonyms follow, trail
2
to operate or control the course of <first needed to learn how to steer her personal watercraft before going out on the crowded lake>
Synonyms conn (also con), helm, pilot, steer
Related Words commandeer, hijack (also highjack)

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