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helm

noun

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  1. the place of leadership or command with a blind person at the helm, the city has made a lot of improvements for the physically challenged Synonyms chair, driver's seat, headship, head, rein(s)Related Words chieftainship, commandership, directorship; forefront, lead, vanguard; captainship, chairmanship, deanship, dictatorship, generalship, governorship, kingship, mastership, mastery, premiership, presidency, presidentship, superintendency; dominance, dominion, jurisdiction, sovereignty (also sovranty), sway, upper hand; eminence, height, pedestal, pinnacle, seat, throne, topNear Antonyms ranks


helm

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of helm

  1. to operate or control the course of a treacherous route for any weekend sailor just learning to helm his vessel Synonyms conn (also con), navigate, pilot, steerRelated Words commandeer, hijack (also highjack)


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