Associations to the word «Steer»

Pictures for the word «Steer»

Wiktionary

STEER, noun. The castrated male of cattle, especially one raised for beef production.
STEER, verb. (transitive) To castrate (a male calf).
STEER, noun. (informal) A suggestion about a course of action.
STEER, 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).
STEER, verb. (transitive) To guide the course of a vessel, vehicle, aircraft etc. (by means of a device such as a rudder, paddle, or steering wheel).
STEER, verb. (intransitive) To be directed and governed; to take a direction, or course; to obey the helm.
STEER, verb. (transitive) To direct a group of animals.
STEER, verb. (transitive) To maneuver or manipulate a person or group into a place or course of action.
STEER, verb. (transitive) To direct a conversation.
STEER, verb. To conduct oneself; to take or pursue a course of action.
STEER, noun. (obsolete) A helmsman; a pilot.
STEER CLEAR, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) (often followed by of) To avoid; to dodge; to sidestep.

Dictionary definition

STEER, noun. An indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job".
STEER, noun. Castrated bull.
STEER, verb. Direct the course; determine the direction of travelling.
STEER, verb. Direct (oneself) somewhere; "Steer clear of him".
STEER, verb. Be a guiding or motivating force or drive; "The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats