Meanwhile, the merchants in Diablo III seem to have been designed to steer you to the auction house.
They just lack, in other words, a pilot to steer the plane of the right grand policy.
He took every opportunity he had to steer his criticism against President Obama.
When Dan Honig was getting ready to slaughter a steer for the first time, he expected to feel devastated.
He will enter Congress with seniority and a chance to steer debates in a constructive rather than inflammatory way.
Think where that steer was raised, and where the leather was tanned.
Well, I'll tell you somethin'—will you put down a good bet if I steer you straight?
You and I will row now, and let Handcock and Jones steer and rest by turns.
A man whom I liked very much was busy experimenting how to steer balloons.
Great pleasure to have you with us, Mrs. Braytree; no more work to steer seven—Good Lord!
"guide the course of a vehicle," Old English steran (Mercian), stieran (West Saxon), from Proto-Germanic *steurijanan (cf. Old Norse styra, Old Frisian stiora, Dutch sturen, Old High German stiuren, German steuern "to steer," Gothic stiurjan "to establish, assert"), related to *steuro "a rudder, a steering" (cf. Old English steor "helm, rudder," German Steuer and first element in starboard), from PIE *steu-ro- (cf. Greek stauros "stake, pole"), from root *sta- "to stand" (see stet).
The notion is of a stiff, upright pillar or post used in steering. To steer clear of in the figurative sense of "to avoid completely" is recorded from 1723. Related: Steered; steering. Steering committee in the U.S. political sense is recorded from 1887.
"young ox," Old English steor "bullock," from Proto-Germanic *steuraz (cf. Old Saxon stior, Old Norse stjorr, Swedish tjur, Danish tyr, Middle Dutch, Dutch, German stier, Gothic stiur "bull"), perhaps from PIE *steu-ro-, a root denoting "strength, sturdiness" (see taurus).