verb

1‘they navigated by the stars’

SYNONYMS

steer

plot a course, plot a route

helm

2‘he navigated the yacht across the Atlantic with nothing more than an astrolabe’

SYNONYMS

steer, pilot

guide, manoeuvre, direct, handle, drive

skipper, captain

con, helm

3‘the upper reaches of the river are dangerous to navigate’

SYNONYMS

sail across, sail over, sail, cruise, journey across, journey over, travel across, travel over, voyage across, voyage over

cross, traverse, negotiate

4‘I'll drive—you can navigate’

SYNONYMS

map-read, give directions, plan the route