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Definition of Steer


  1. A young male of the ox kind; especially, a common ox; a castrated taurine male from two to four years old. See the Note under Ox.
  2. To castrate; -- said of male calves.
  3. To direct the course of; to guide; to govern; -- applied especially to a vessel in the water.
  4. To direct a vessel in its course; to direct one's course.
  5. To be directed and governed; to take a direction, or course; to obey the helm; as, the boat steers easily.
  6. To conduct one's self; to take or pursue a course of action.
  7. A rudder or helm.
  8. A helmsman, a pilot.
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Steer Translations

steer in Afrikaans is rig, bestuur
steer in Dutch is richten, besturen, dirigeren, mennen
steer in Finnish is suunnata
steer in French is diriger, piloter
steer in German is Ochse
steer in Italian is dirigere
steer in Portuguese is boi
steer in Spanish is mandar, novillo castrado
steer in Swedish is styra, ungtjur