verb (used with object)
to move on, over, or through (water, air, or land) in a ship or aircraft: to navigate a river.
to direct or manage (a ship, aircraft, or guided missile) on its course.
to ascertain or plot and control
the course or position of (a ship, aircraft, etc.).
to pass over (the sea or other body of water), as a ship does.
to walk or find one's way on, in, or across: It was difficult to navigate the stairs in the dark.
verb (used without object)
to direct or manage a ship, aircraft, or guided missile on its course.
to pass over the water, as a ship does.
to walk or find one's way.
to travel by ship or boat; sail.
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Origin: 1580–90; Related forms
< Latin nāvigātus,
past participle of nāvigāre
to sail, derivative of nāvis
ship; for formation, see fumigate
mis·nav·i·gate, verb, mis·nav·i·gat·ed, mis·nav·i·gat·ing.
re·nav·i·gate, verb (used with object), re·nav·i·gat·ed, re·nav·i·gat·ing.