Synonyms for Steer:

n.

drive, walk, haul off, come, deliver, bring. look after, move, navigate, watch over, jockey. bypass, over, box in, buckle up, block in, carry on, carve up, carry, change down, bus, car pool, back up. knowledge, tip off, pointer. beef (noun)
cattle, ox, feeder, cow.
steer (noun)
confidential information, direct, bullock, manoeuvre, lead, point, head, guide, tip, maneuver, hint, wind, channelise, channelize.
tip-off (noun)
tip off.

v.

control (verb)
direct, govern, oversee, control, bridle, dominate, pilot, lead, administer, preside, rule, discipline, command, manage, supervise, harness, superintend, order, execute.
guide, direct on a course (verb)
escort, lead, control, point, shepherd, govern, drive, route, pilot.
head (verb)
bear, fix, head, vector, aim.

Other synonyms:

bull, tip off, ox, navigate. jockey, pointer. escort.

Usage examples for steer

  1. Well, so it seems this Isabella, being half English and whole Protestant, won't exactly steer by their compass in religious matters. – An Old Sailor's Yarns by Nathaniel Ames
  2. He has spoiled my night's reading, and that's reason enough, if there were no other, why I should steer clear of him in the future. – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. Should it be night time or thick weather, and you have sighted Cape Willoughby at the entrance after passing that Cape, steer north- west fifteen miles, and you may lay to or run up north- east by east under snug sail until daylight. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt