Definition of “helm” - English Dictionary

“helm” in British English

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helmnoun [ C ]

uk /helm/ us /helm/

(Definition of “helm” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“helm” in American English

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helmnoun [ C ]

us /helm/

the handle or wheel that controls the direction in which a ship or boat travels

(Definition of “helm” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“helm” in Business English

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helmnoun

uk /helm/ us
at the helm (of sth)

in charge of a company or organization:

After 20 years at the helm, she intends to retire in September.
take the helm

to take control of a company or organization:

In January, a new president will take the helm.

(Definition of “helm” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)