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steer1

steer1

 
 
pronunciation:
stir
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
phrases:
steer clear of
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: steered, steering, steers
definition 1: to cause to move in a desired direction, as with a steering wheel, oar, rudder, or the like.
synonyms:
head
similar words:
captain, direct, drive, fly, guide, navigate, pilot, sail
definition 2: to direct or advise toward a course of action.
He steered her into mathematics.
synonyms:
advise, direct, lead
similar words:
guide, head, point, push
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to control the course of a vehicle or the like.
similar words:
aim, bear, drive, fly, sail
definition 2: to be able to be steered.
My car doesn't steer well.
similar words:
handle
phrase: steer clear of
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) a tip, suggestion, or piece of advice.
similar words:
tip
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