verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for steer
Origin of steer1
OTHER WORDS FROM steersteer·a·ble, adjectivesteer·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·steer·a·ble, adjective
Words nearby steer
Definition for steer (2 of 3)
noun, plural steers, (especially collectively) steer.
Origin of steer2
Definition for steer (3 of 3)
verb (used with or without object), noun British Dialect.
Example sentences from the Web for steer
And Epstein continues to steer money toward universities to advance scientific research.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is the Mexico that U.S. college students would be wise to steer clear of on spring break.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A successful trend-maker might be able to steer a conversation, but virality remains extremely difficult to predict.
In first person, Grand Theft Auto lets you be the kind of criminal you want to be, rather than just steer one.I Felt Like Showering After the First-Person Sex in ‘Grand Theft Auto’|Alec Kubas-Meyer|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have just been the man in the middle, trying to make sure that we steer the right course.Dan Malloy Is Progressives’ Dream Governor. So Why Isn’t He Winning?|David Freedlander|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It occurred to him presently that he could steer as well as propel his float with his feet.The Border Watch|Joseph A. Altsheler
Hinpoha called again: Please come, Sahwah, we need you to steer the raft.The Camp Fire Girls at Onoway House|Hildegard G. Frey
They weighed anchor at night, and following morning made you, by threats, promise to steer them to the island.Dialstone Lane, Complete|W.W. Jacobs
As for me, I found it very hard to steer an even course between the competing parties.Tom, Dick and Harry|Talbot Baines Reed
A friend of my fathers has an automobile and he let me steer it one day, oh, a long way.Letty and the Twins|Helen Sherman Griffith
British Dictionary definitions for steer (1 of 2)
Derived forms of steersteerable, adjectivesteerer, noun
Word Origin for steer
British Dictionary definitions for steer (2 of 2)
Word Origin for steer
Idioms and Phrases with steer
In addition to the idiom beginning with steer
- steer clear of
- bum steer