navigate
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈnæv.ɪ.ɡeɪt/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈnæv.ɪ.ɡeɪt/, enPR: năv′-ĭ-gāt
Verb

navigate (navigates, present participle navigating; past and past participle navigated)

  1. (transitive) To plan, control and record the position and course of a vehicle, ship, aircraft etc on a journey; to follow a planned course.
    He navigated the bomber to the Ruhr.
  2. (intransitive) To travel over water in a ship; to sail.
    We navigated to France in the dinghy.
  3. (intransitive, computing) To move between web pages, menus, etc. by means of hyperlinks, mouse clicks, or any other mechanism.
    It was difficult to navigate back to the home page.
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