HyperDic: helm

English > 3 senses of the word helm:
NOUNartifacthelmsteering mechanism for a vessel
acthelma position of leadership
VERBmotionhelmbe at or take the helm of
helm > pronunciation
RhymesAnselm ... realm: 5 rhymes with ehlm...
English > helm: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningsteering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered.
Part ofmotorboat, powerboatA boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine
sailing vessel, sailing shipA vessel that is powered by the wind
shipA vessel that carries passengers or freight
tugboat, tug, towboat, towerA powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger / larger ships
NarrowerwheelA circular helm to control the rudder of a vessel
Broadersteering system, steering mechanismA mechanism by which something is steered (especially a motor vehicle)
English > helm: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA position of leadership.
Example"the President is at the helm of the Ship of State"
Broaderleadership, leadingThe activity of leading
Usage oftrope, figure of speech, figure, imagelanguage used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
English > helm: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningBe at or take the helm of.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"helm the ship"
Broadersteer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelisedirect the course

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