Meaning of STEER in English


vt a rudder or helm.

2. steer ·noun a helmsman, a pilot.

3. steer ·vi to direct a vessel in its course; to direct one's course.

4. steer ·vt to castrate;

— said of male calves.

5. steer ·vi to conduct one's self; to take or pursue a course of action.

6. steer ·vi to be directed and governed; to take a direction, or course; to obey the helm; as, the boat steers easily.

7. steer ·noun to direct the course of; to guide; to govern;

— applied especially to a vessel in the water.

8. steer ·adj a young male of the ox kind; especially, a common ox; a castrated taurine male from two to four years old. ·see the note under ox.

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