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Verb: navigate  'na-vu,geyt
  1. Travel on water as a means of transport or on a tour
    "The QE2 will navigate to Southampton tomorrow";
    - voyage, sail
  2. Act as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance
    "Who was navigating the ship during the accident?"; "Is anyone volunteering to navigate during the trip?";
    - pilot
  3. Direct carefully and safely
    "He navigated his way to the altar"

Derived forms: navigating, navigates, navigated

Type of: channelise [Brit], channelize, direct, guide, head, journey, maneuver [US], manoeuver [non-standard], manoeuvre [Brit, Cdn], point, steer, travel

Encyclopedia: Navigate