Definition of 'steer'
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Their aides could not agree who would sit behind the steering wheel. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You have to put in a lot of steering to keep control of it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The electric power steering and the brakes feel cheap. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The coalition is like a car with two steering wheels. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Steer away from fake tans in case you get stripes and lines. The Sun (2007)Our task is to steer a course of stability in uncertain times. The Sun (2008)His legs remained in the vehicle under the steering wheel. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was imperative that the crew steering the boat under sail avoided the ice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The steering wheel badge is the only major pointer. The Sun (2010)The other two are for steering and to control the power of the kite. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It takes advantage of the motor used in modern power steering. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And he denied reports he was steering the car using only his knees. The Sun (2011)She steers all chat away from the personal and back to her beloved data. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But he will not let the ship steer off course. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We are steering this boat with hand on the tiller and the other trying to plug the hole. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And the one who gave car wash a new meaning when the vehicle was steered into a swimming pool. The Sun (2011)These two have steered the group since they were schoolfriends and they remained very much at the heart of the performance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We are keen for our school to be a real motley crew, like our steering group. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I was neither steered in one direction nor pushed away from another. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Each morning, hundreds of people race ahead of six bulls and six steers along a half-mile course. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Don't be steered in a direction you're not comfortable with and discuss your objectives with your husband regularly. The Sun (2011)
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British English: steer VERB
When you steer a car, boat, or plane, you control it so that it goes in the direction that you want.
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