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piloting

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piloting

verb
present participle of pilot

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1 to give advice and instruction to (someone) regarding the course or process to be followed
  • piloted the figure skater through the national championships

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2 to point out the way for (someone) especially from a position in front
  • the lead rider piloted the rest of the team

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3 to operate or control the course of
  • managed to pilot the plane to safety despite the failure of the left engine

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“Piloting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/piloting. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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