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Noun: steering  steer-ing
  1. The act of guiding or showing the way
    - guidance
  2. The act of setting and holding a course
    "a new council was installed under the steering of the king";
    - guidance, direction
  3. The act of steering a ship
    - steerage
Verb: steer  steer
  1. Determine the direction of travelling
    - maneuver [US], manoeuver [non-standard], manoeuvre [Brit, Cdn], direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise [Brit]
  2. Direct (oneself) somewhere
    "Steer clear of him"
  3. Be a guiding or motivating force or drive
    "The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses";
    - guide

Derived forms: steerings

Type of: command, control, direct, direction, management

Part of: navigation, sailing, seafaring

Encyclopedia: Steering

Steer, John