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steer



Pronunciation: (stēr), [key]
v.t.
1. to guide the course of (something in motion) by a rudder, helm, wheel, etc.: to steer a bicycle.
2. to follow or pursue (a particular course).
3. to direct the course of; guide: I can steer you to the best restaurant in town.

v.i.
1. to direct the course of a vessel, vehicle, airplane, or the like, by the use of a rudder or other means.
2. to pursue a course of action.
3. (of a vessel, vehicle, airplane, etc.) to be steered or guided in a particular direction or manner.
4. steer clear of, to stay away from purposely; avoid: She steered clear of any deep emotional involvements.

n.
Informal.a suggestion about a course of action; tip: He got a good steer about finding the right job.

steer



Pronunciation: (stēr), [key]
n.,
pl. steers, (esp. collectively) steer.

a male bovine that is castrated before sexual maturity, esp. one raised for beef.

steer



Pronunciation: (stēr), [key]
v.t., v.i., n. Brit. Dial.
stir1.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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