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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 from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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