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helm

helm

 
 
pronunciation:
helm
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun, verb)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: equipment used for steering a ship, esp. a wheel or tiller.
The captain stood at the ship's helm.
definition 2: a position of directing or having control.
Who will be at the helm of the company next year?
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: helmed, helming, helms
definition: to steer or guide.
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