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Noun steering has 3 senses
  1. guidance, steering - the act of guiding or showing the way
    --1 is a kind of management, direction
    Derived form: verb steer1
  2. steering, guidance, direction - the act of setting and holding a course; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"
    --2 is a kind of control
    --2 has particulars:
     driving; aim; navigation, pilotage, piloting; celestial guidance; inertial guidance, inertial navigation; command guidance; terrestrial guidance
    Derived form: verb steer3
  3. steering, steerage - the act of steering a ship
    --3 is a kind of control
    --3 is a part of seafaring, navigation, sailing
    Derived form: verb steer1
Verb steer has 3 senses
  1. steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise - direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    --1 is one way to control, command
    Derived forms: noun steerer1, noun steerage2, noun steering3, noun steering1
    Sample sentence:
    The men steer the boat
  2. steer - direct (oneself) somewhere; "Steer clear of him"
    --2 is one way to
    control, command
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. guide, steer - be a guiding force, as with directions or advice; "The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses"
    --3 is one way to direct
    Derived forms: noun steer1, noun steering2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
steer steer clear of steer roping steerable steerage steerageway steered steerer steering steering committee steering gear steering linkage steering mechanism steering rack steering system steering wheel steering wheel of a boat

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