"steered" in the verb sense
1. steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise
direct the course determine the direction of travelling
direct (oneself) somewhere
"Steer clear of him"
3. guide, steer
be a guiding or motivating force or drive
"The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses"
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