Complete Definition of "steer"

English
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Pronunciation
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Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪÉ(r)|-ɪÉ(r)

Etymology 1
Old English stÄor

Noun
en-noun

  1. The castrated male of cattle, especially one raised for beef production.

Synonyms
ox

Translations
trans-top|castrated male of cattle
Aramaic:
:Syriac: ܬÜÜªÜ (tÅrÄ, tÅro) m
:Hebrew: ת××¨× (tÅrÄ, tÅro) m
Czech: vůl m
Danish: stud m
Dutch: os m
Finnish: härkä
French: boeuf m
German: Ochse m, Mastochse m (one raised for beef)
Italian: manzo m
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Japanese: éç
Korean: ìì¡ìì§
Latin: juvencus
Portuguese: boi
Spanish: buey m
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Etymology 2
Old English stieran

Noun
steer

  1. informal A suggestion about a course of action.

#:I tried to give you the steer, but I guess I didn't get it over. Everybody knew it but you. (Mark Hellinger, 1939, The Roaring Twenties)

Verb
en-verb

#intransitive To guide the course of a vessel, vehicle, aircraft etc. (by means of a device such as a rudder, paddle, or steering-wheel).
#:When planning the boat trip we had completely forgotten that we needed somebody to steer.
#transitive To guide the course of a vessel, vehicle, aircraft etc. (by means of a device such as a rudder, paddle, or steering-wheel).
#:I find it very difficult to steer a skateboard.
#transitive To direct a group of animals.
#transitive To maneuver or manipulate a person or group into a place or course of action.
#: Hume believes that principles of association steer the imagination of artists.
#transitive To direct a conversation.

Related terms
steering wheel
torque steer

Translations
trans-top|(intransitive) to guide the course of
Czech: Åídit
German: steuern
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trans-top|(transitive) to guide the course of
Czech: Åídit
Dutch: besturen
German: steuern
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trans-top|to direct a group of animals
Danish: styre
Finnish: ohjata, ajaa
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Spanish: llevar
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trans-top|to direct the conversation
Danish: styre
Finnish: ohjata, ohjailla
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Portuguese: t|pt|direcionar
Spanish: manejar
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Translations to be checked
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Danish: styre
ttbc|Dutch: sturen, besturen
Finnish: ohjata, ajaa
Spanish: conducir

Category:Cattle

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