present tense third-person singular of navigate
as in steers
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

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as in sails
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

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“Navigates.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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