Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun steer

2 senses of steer

Sense 1
tip, lead, steer, confidential information, wind, hint -- (an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job")
       => guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction -- (something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action)

Sense 2
bullock, steer -- (castrated bull)
       => cattle, cows, kine, oxen, Bos taurus -- (domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen")
       => male -- (an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb steer

3 senses of steer

Sense 1
steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise -- (direct the course; determine the direction of travelling)
       => control, command -- (exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces")

Sense 2
steer -- (direct (oneself) somewhere; "Steer clear of him")
       => control, command -- (exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces")

Sense 3
guide, steer -- (be a guiding or motivating force or drive; "The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses")
       => direct -- (be in charge of)

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