There are 2 main translations of steer in Spanish:

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steer 1

American English: /stɪr/
British English: /stɪə/

transitive verb

  • 1.1
    (vehicle/plane)
    (ship)
    the truck was steering a straight course
    el camión avanzaba en línea recta
    the captain steered (a course) for home
    el capitán puso rumbo a casa
    we must steer a moderate course
    tenemos que adoptar una línea moderada
    to steer one's way to steer one's way through the crowd
    abrirse paso entre la multitud
    she steered her way through the difficulties
    fue sorteando las dificultades
    he steered his way into port
    entró a puerto
    Example sentences
    • The free swiveling nose wheel is steered by differential brakes, rudder and throttles and the aircraft is very maneuverable on the ground.
    • They probably incapacitated the flight crews, then took over the controls and steered the aircraft into their targets, the experts said.
    • The rudder is all what you have to steer the airplane.
    1.2 (guide) she steered the conversation around to the subject of money
    llevó or desvió la conversación hacia el tema del dinero
    they're steering investment away from traditional industries
    están desviando or alejando la inversión de las industrias tradicionales
    Example sentences
    • I attempted to steer the conversation towards another course.
    • Dennis Bergkamp swings in a free-kick from the left, Gilberto flicks it goalwards and it fizzes narrowly wide. Patrick Vieira lunged in an attempt to steer the ball home, but to no avail.
    • After thirty minutes, she attempted to steer the conversation away from himself before she went insane.

intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (Nautical)
    estar or ir al timón
    (Cars)
    ir al volante
    to steer by a compass/the stars
    guiarse por la brújula/las estrellas
    he steered south/for the harbor
    navegó hacia el Sur/con rumbo al puerto
    I steered toward the left (Cars)
    giré el volante hacia la izquierda
    to steer clear of something/somebody
    evitar algo/a alguien
    steer well clear of them
    no tengas nada que ver con ellos
    evítalos a toda costa
    I'd steer clear of that part of town
    yo no me metería en esa parte de la ciudad
    1.2 (handle) (vehicle)the new model steers effortlessly
    el nuevo modelo tiene muy buena dirección
    el nuevo modelo es muy fácil de conducir or (especially Latin America) de manejar
    Example sentences
    • The driver steered into trees and bushes at the side of the road to try to slow the vehicle.
    • The charioteers were crack units of specially-trained frogmen who sat astride a 30 ft-long torpedo which they steered into enemy harbours.
    • After detecting objects using a front-mounted camera, the obstacle's presence is noted by the Linux-based computer, and the bike steers around it.

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steer 2
American English: /stɪr/
British English: /stɪə/

noun

  • 2 (castrated bull)
    Example sentences
    • Beef cattle sold included steers, heifers not kept for replacements, and market bulls and cows.
    • Organizers plan to slaughter fed cattle, Holstein steers and cows at the plant and produce specialty beef for Jewish and Muslim markets.
    • English has cattle, cows, bulls, bullocks, heifers, steers, oxen, and a few more [and spot who has never been good on where ox ends and oxen begin].

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