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English definition of “steer”

steer

verb     /stɪər/
VEHICLE [I, T] B2 to control the direction of a vehicle : I tried to steer the boat away from the bank .Driving and operating road vehiclesSailing and boating
SITUATION [T] to influence the way a situation develops : I managed to steer the conversation away from my exam results .Affecting and influencing
steer sb into/out of/towards, etc to guide someone somewhere , especially by putting your hand on their back: He steered me towards the door . → See also steer clear of sb/sthTaking someone somewhere or telling them the way
(Definition of steer verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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