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English noun: helm

1. helm (artifact) steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered


Broader (hypernym)steering mechanism, steering system


Narrower (hyponym)wheel


Part meronymmotorboat, powerboat, sailing ship, sailing vessel, ship, towboat, tower, tug, tugboat

2. helm (act) a position of leadership


SamplesThe President is at the helm of the Ship of State.


Broader (hypernym)leadership, leading


English verb: helm

1. helm (motion) be at or take the helm of


SamplesHelm the ship.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


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









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