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navigate

verb [I or T] uk   us   /ˈnæv.ɪ.ɡeɪt/
transport to direct the way that a ship, aircraft, etc. will travel, or to find a direction across, along, or over an area of water or land, often by using a map: Sailors have special equipment to help them navigate. Even ancient ships were able to navigate large stretches of open water. Some migrating birds can navigate by the moon (= using the moon as a guide). There weren't any road signs to help us navigate through the maze of one-way streets. We had to navigate several flights of stairs to find his office. internet & telecoms to move around a website or computer screen, or between websites or screens: Their website is fairly plain, but very easy to navigate.
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