navigate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To prepare, record, and control the program and place of (a ship or plane).
    • To follow a well planned course on, across, or through: navigate a stream.
    • To pass over in ships; to sail over or on.
    • To steer, direct, or control in cruising; to perform (vessels) upon water because of the art or ability of seamen.
    • to feed, over, or about; -- used particularly of a course having hurdles.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to regulate the program of a ship or plane.
    • To voyage over liquid in a boat or ship; sail.
    • In order to make your way: navigated with difficulty through audience.
    • Informal To walk: He was too unsteady on their legs to navigate.
    • To journey by-water; going in a vessel or ship; to perform the duties of a navigator; to use the waters as a highway or station for business or communication; to sail.
    • To direct or run an automobile, especially a ship or aircraft.
    • To pass through, over, or about; -- utilized particularly of a course having hurdles.
  • verb:
    • To prepare, get a handle on and record the position and course of an automobile, ship, plane an such like on a journey; to follow a planned program.
    • traveling over liquid in a ship; to sail.
    • To move from page to page on the net or within an application by simply clicking links.
    • travel on water propelled by wind or by other means
    • direct very carefully and safely
    • become the navigator in a car or truck, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and place associated with the conveyance
  • others:
    • to maneuver from place to place in a ship; sail.
    • To direct or handle a ship.
    • to pass through over in ships; sail on.
    • To steer, direct, or manage in sailing; direct the course of, as a vessel, from destination to another: since, to navigate a ship.

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