"steering" in the noun sense
1. guidance, steering
the act of guiding or showing the way
2. steering, guidance, direction
the act of setting and holding a course
"a new council was installed under the direction of the king"
3. steering, steerage
the act of steering a ship
"steering" 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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