Steering



noun
1.
the discriminatory practice by a real estate agent of maneuvering a client from a minority group away from considering a home in a white neighborhood.
verb (used with object)
1.
to guide the course of (something in motion) by a rudder, helm, wheel, etc.:
to steer a bicycle.
2.
to follow or pursue (a particular course).
3.
to direct the course of; guide:
I can steer you to the best restaurant in town.
verb (used without object)
4.
to direct the course of a vessel, vehicle, airplane, or the like, by the use of a rudder or other means.
5.
to pursue a course of action.
6.
(of a vessel, vehicle, airplane, etc.) to be steered or guided in a particular direction or manner.
noun
7.
Informal. a suggestion about a course of action; tip:
He got a good steer about finding the right job.
Idioms
8.
steer clear of, to stay away from purposely; avoid:
She steered clear of any deep emotional involvements.
verb (used with or without object), noun, British Dialect.
1.
stir1 .
verb
1.
to direct the course of (a vehicle or vessel) with a steering wheel, rudder, etc
2.
(transitive) to guide with tuition: his teachers steered him through his exams
3.
(transitive) to direct the movements or course of (a person, conversation, etc)
4.
to pursue (a specified course)
5.
(intransitive) (of a vessel, vehicle, etc) to admit of being guided in a specified fashion: this boat does not steer properly
6.
steer clear of, to keep away from; shun
noun
7.
(mainly US) information; guidance (esp in the phrase a bum steer)
noun
1.
a castrated male ox or bull; bullock
steamy
In addition to the idiom beginning with steer

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