steer

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈstɪər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/stɪr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(stēr)

Inflections of 'steer' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
steers
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
steer
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (Can be used as a collective plural—e.g. "The rancher rounded up the steer.")
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steer

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. steer a [car, ship, bike, motorcycle]
  2. steer toward [your destination]
  3. steer away from the [pedestrian, tree, deer]
  4. steer around the [pedestrian]
  5. don't steer into the [pedestrian]
  6. steer into the [garage, parking lot]
  7. steer out of the [garage]
  8. steer onto the [freeway, street]
  9. steer clear of [drugs, violence, strangers, him]
  10. steer him through [his exams, life]
  11. steer her [in the right direction, toward a goal]
  12. steer the [conversation, meeting] toward (the topic of)
n
  1. really need a steer in the right direction
  2. gave her a steer in the right direction
  3. raises steers for their meat
  4. the farm has [fifty] steers
  5. meat steer
  6. a [large, fat] steer
  7. send the steers to [slaughter, the slaughter house]
  8. the steer was slaughtered for meat
  9. the car has [four-wheel, torque] steer
  10. UK, informal: were given a bum steer
  11. UK, informal: gave a good steer about [finding, getting, improving]
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