Definition for STEER

STEER, v.i.

  1. To direct and govern a ship or other vessel in its course. Formerly seamen steered by the stars; they now steer by the compass. A ship … where the wind / Veers oft, as oft so steers and shifts her sail. – Milton.
  2. To be directed and governed; as, a ship steers with ease.
  3. To conduct one's self; to take or pursue a course or way.

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