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Cattle vs. Steer

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  • Cattle (noun)

    Domesticated bovine animals (cows, bulls, steers etc).

    "Do you want to raise cattle?"

  • Cattle (noun)

    Certain other livestock, such as sheep, pigs or horses.

  • Cattle (noun)

    People who resemble domesticated bovine animals in behavior or destiny.

  • Cattle (noun)

    chattel

    "goods and cattle"

  • Cattle (noun)

    Used in restricted contexts to refer to the meat derived from cattle.

  • Steer (noun)

    The castrated male of cattle, especially one raised for beef production.

  • Steer (noun)

    A suggestion about a course of action.

  • Steer (noun)

    A helmsman; a pilot.

  • Steer (verb)

    To castrate (a male calf).

  • Steer (verb)

    To guide the course of a vessel, vehicle, aircraft etc. (by means of a device such as a rudder, paddle, or steering wheel).

    "The boat steered towards the iceberg."

    "I steered homeward."

  • Steer (verb)

    To guide the course of a vessel, vehicle, aircraft etc. (by means of a device such as a rudder, paddle, or steering wheel).

    "I find it very difficult to steer a skateboard."

    "When planning the boat trip, we had completely forgotten that we needed somebody to steer."

  • Steer (verb)

    To be directed and governed; to take a direction, or course; to obey the helm.

    "The boat steers easily."

  • Steer (verb)

    To direct a group of animals.

  • Steer (verb)

    To maneuver or manipulate a person or group into a place or course of action.

    "Hume believes that principles of association steer the imagination of artists."

  • Steer (verb)

    To direct a conversation.

  • Steer (verb)

    To conduct oneself; to take or pursue a course of action.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Cattle

    Quadrupeds of the Bovine family; sometimes, also, including all domestic quadrupeds, as sheep, goats, horses, mules, asses, and swine.

  • Steer (noun)

    A young male of the ox kind; especially, a common ox; a castrated taurine male from two to four years old. See the Note under Ox.

  • Steer (noun)

    A rudder or helm.

  • Steer (noun)

    A helmsman; a pilot.

  • Steer

    To castrate; - said of male calves.

  • Steer

    To direct the course of; to guide; to govern; - applied especially to a vessel in the water.

  • Steer (verb)

    To direct a vessel in its course; to direct one's course.

  • Steer (verb)

    To be directed and governed; to take a direction, or course; to obey the helm; as, the boat steers easily.

  • Steer (verb)

    To conduct one's self; to take or pursue a course of action.

Webster Dictionary
  • Cattle (noun)

    domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age;

    "so many head of cattle"

    "wait till the cows come home"

    "seven thin and ill-favored kine"

    "a team of oxen"

  • Steer (noun)

    an indication of potential opportunity;

    "he got a tip on the stock market"

    "a good lead for a job"

  • Steer (noun)

    castrated bull

  • Steer (verb)

    direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

  • Steer (verb)

    direct (oneself) somewhere;

    "Steer clear of him"

  • Steer (verb)

    be a guiding force, as with directions or advice;

    "The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses"

Princeton's WordNet

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