Navigating
Navigate Nav"i*gate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Navigated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Navigating}.] [L. navigatus, p. p. of navigare, v.t. & i.; navis ship + agere to move, direct. See {Nave}, and {Agent}.] 1. To journey by water; to go in a vessel or ship; to perform the duties of a navigator; to use the waters as a highway or channel for commerce or communication; to sail. [1913 Webster]

The Phenicians navigated to the extremities of the Western Ocean. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

2. To direct or operate a vehicle, especially a ship or aircraft. [PJC]

3. To pass through, over, or around; -- used especially of a course having obstacles; as, to navigate around all the randomly scattered tables to the far side of the room. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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