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navigated, past tense; navigates, 3rd person singular present; navigating, present participle; navigated, past participle;
  1. Plan and direct the route or course of a ship, aircraft, or other form of transportation, esp. by using instruments or maps
    • - they navigated by the stars
  2. Travel on a desired course after planning a route
    • - he taught them how to navigate across the oceans
  3. (of an animal or bird) Find its way, esp. over a long distance
    • - whales use their own inbuilt sonar system to navigate
  4. (of a passenger in a vehicle) Assist the driver by reading the map and planning a route
    • - we'll go in my car—you can navigate
  5. (of a ship or boat) Sail; proceed
    • - we sailed out surrounded by loose ice while navigating around larger grounded icebergs
  6. Sail or travel over (a stretch of water or terrain), esp. carefully or with difficulty
    • - ships had been lost while navigating the narrows
  7. Guide (a vessel or vehicle) over a specified route or terrain
    • - she navigated the car safely through the traffic
  8. Make one's way with difficulty over (a route or terrain)
    • - the drivers skillfully navigated a twisting and muddy course
  9. Move from one accessible page, section, or view of a file or website to another
    • - the new layout makes it easier to navigate through their atlas of world maps

  1. voyage: travel on water propelled by wind or by other means; "The QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow"
  2. act as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance; "Is anyone volunteering to navigate during the trip?"; "Who was navigating the ship during the accident?"
  3. direct carefully and safely; "He navigated his way to the altar"
  4. (navigation) the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
  5. (navigation) ship traffic; "the channel will be open to navigation as soon as the ice melts"
  6. (navigation) seafaring: the work of a sailor
  7. Navigation is the process of reading, and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another.Bowditch, 2003:799. It is also the term of art used for the specialized knowledge used by navigators to perform navigation tasks. ...
  8. (Navigation (album)) Navigation is the debut album by Irish Sonny Condell's band Radar and was released in May 2005
  9. To plan, control and record the position and course of a vehicle, ship, aircraft etc on a journey; to follow a planned course; To travel over water in a ship; to sail; To move from page to page on the internet or within a program by clicking on hyperlinks
  10. (navigation) The theory, practice and technology of charting a course for a ship, aircraft or a spaceship; Traffic or travel by vessel, especially commercial shipping; A canal
  11. (Navigating) Navigate comes from the Latin words, "navis" meaning ship and "agree" meaning to drive. "Navigating" is to drive or steer a vessel on an intended course.
  12. (Navigating) The process of interacting with a site to fulfill information needs.
  13. (Navigation) The act of determining the course or heading of movement. This movement could be for a plane, ship, automobile, person on foot, or any other similar means.
  14. (Navigation) The process of finding things in large or complex information spaces, such as on websites. Its purpose is to a help users find the content they want quickly. There are many navigation methods to make a website easy to navigate.
  15. (Navigation) The act of determining position, location and course to the destination of an aircraft or a vessel.
  16. (Navigation) The art and science of conducting a boat safely from one point to another.
  17. (navigation (n)) The science of locating the position and plotting the course of a ship
  18. (Navigation) On each page of the website you will normally find a navigation bar or navigation buttons, which allow you to navigate through the website's content.
  19. Navigation on your site facilitates movement from one web page to another web page.
  20. (Navigation) The process of  "moving" from one screen to another.
  21. (Navigation) This describes the process of finding your way, i.e. navigating, around a series of menus within a computer program or finding your way around the World Wide Web by means of a Browser.
  22. (Navigation) The means by which a user can click from page to page on a website.
  23. (navigation) the pathway through pages on your website.
  24. (Navigation) Main page » Travel Europe
  25. (navigation (web)) "Navigation refers to the method used to find information within a Web site", according to's chapter on Navigation.