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English verb: navigate

1. navigate (motion) travel on water propelled by wind or by other means


SamplesThe QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow.


Synonymssail, voyage


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Broader (hypernym)journey, travel


Narrower (hyponym)astrogate, cruise

2. navigate (motion) act as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance


SamplesIs anyone volunteering to navigate during the trip?.
Who was navigating the ship during the accident?.


Synonymspilot


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)channelise, channelize, direct, guide, head, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, steer


Narrower (hyponym)astrogate

3. navigate (motion) direct carefully and safely


SamplesHe navigated his way to the altar.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)channelise, channelize, direct, guide, head, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, steer









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