HyperDic: steer

English > 5 senses of the word steer:
VERBmotionsteer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelisedirect the course
motionsteerdirect (oneself) somewhere
socialsteer, guidebe a guiding or motivating force or drive
NOUNcommunicationsteer, tip, lead, confidential information, wind, hintan indication of potential opportunity
animalsteer, bullockcastrated bull
steer > pronunciation
Soundsstih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > steer: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn indication of potential opportunity.
Synonymstip, lead, confidential information, wind, hint
Broaderguidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, directionSomething that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
Spanishaviso, consejo, filtración, idea, indicación, información confidencial, información, ventaja
Catalanconsell, idea, indicació
Verbssteerbe a guiding or motivating force or drive
English > steer: 5 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningcastrated bull.
Synonymbullock
Broadercattle, cows, kine, oxen, Bos taurusdomesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
maleAn animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
Spanishbuey, buey novillo, novillo castrado, toro castrado
Catalanbou
English > steer: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningdirect the course; determine the direction of travelling.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThe men steer the boat
Synonymsmaneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise
Narrowerchanneldirect the flow of
connConduct or direct the steering of a ship or plane
corner, treeForce a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
crabdirect (an aircraft) into a crosswind
dockManeuver into a dock
helmBe at or take the helm of
navigate, pilotact as the navigator / navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance
navigatedirect carefully and safely
parkmaneuver a vehicle into a parking space
pull overSteer a vehicle to the side of the road
sheerCause to sheer
stand outSteer away from shore, of ships
starboardTurn to the right, of helms or rudders
Broadercontrol, commandExercise authoritative control or power over
Spanishapuntar, canalizar, dirigir, encaminar, guiar, indicar, liderar, maniobrar
Catalanapuntar, dirigir, encaminar, guiar, liderar, maniobrar
Nounssteererthe person who steers a ship
steeringthe act of guiding or showing the way / way
steering, steeragethe act of steering a ship
English > steer: 5 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningdirect (oneself) somewhere.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"Steer clear of him"
Entailstravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Broadercontrol, commandExercise authoritative control or power over
Spanishconducirse, dirigirse
English > steer: 5 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningBe a guiding or motivating force or drive.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses"
Synonymguide
BroaderdirectBe in charge of
Spanishencaminar, guiar
Catalanencaminar, guiar
Nounssteeran indication of potential opportunity
steeringthe act of setting and holding a course

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