Pilot and Steer


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Pilot verb – To give advice and instruction to (someone) regarding the course or process to be followed.
Usage example: piloted the figure skater through the national championships

Steer is a synonym for pilot in navigate topic. In some cases you can use "Steer" instead a verb "Pilot", when it comes to topics like activity, control, direct, show. popular alternative
Nearby Words: piloted, piloting, pilotage, pilothouse
Synonyms for Pilot


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Steer verb – To point out the way for (someone) especially from a position in front.
Usage example: the man in the train station was able to steer us in the right direction

Pilot is a synonym for steer in drive topic. You can use "Pilot" instead a verb "Steer", if it concerns topics such as guide, activity, control, show. popular alternative
Nearby Words: steered, steering, steerage, steersman
Synonyms for Steer

Common collocations

boy pilot boy steer boy
control pilot control steer control
course pilot course steer course
plane pilot plane steer plane
Other nouns: craft, ship, shuttle, war, submarine, weapons, ships, planes.

Both words in one sentence

  • Because it wasn't already insane enough, the original project (later scrapped) had the pilot expend his rockets on the enemy aircraft, then steer the Natter on a collision course with one of the surviving bombers and only then eject.
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