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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.

Steer Quotations

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go.
Dr. Seuss

We need to steer clear of this poverty of ambition, where people want to drive fancy cars and wear nice clothes and live in nice apartments but don't want to work hard to accomplish these things. Everyone should try to realize their full potential.
Barack Obama

Most sailing ships take what they call trainees, who pay to be part of the crew. The Picton Castle takes people who are absolutely raw recruits. But you can't just ride along. You're learning to steer the ship, navigation; you're pulling lines, keeping a lookout; in the galley you're cooking.
Billy Campbell

You have to steer a course between not appalling people, but at the same time not misleading them.
David Attenborough

As an actor, you can steer a scene in another direction by playing it a little differently. And honestly? I like being an actor, and I want to keep having a career.
Ben Affleck
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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
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