Last modified on 6 December 2014, at 11:42

navigate

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English navigate, from Latin navigo, from nāvis (ship) + agō (do), from Proto-Indo-European *nau- (boat), possibly, from Tamil நாவாய் (nāvāy).

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navigate (third-person singular simple present navigates, present participle navigating, simple 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 from page to page on the internet or within a program by clicking on hyperlinks.
    It was difficult to navigate back to the home page.

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AdverbEdit

navigate

  1. present adverbial passive participle of navigi

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VerbEdit

navigate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of navigare
  2. second-person plural imperative of navigare
  3. feminine plural of navigato

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

nāvigāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of nāvigō

ParticipleEdit

nāvigāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of nāvigātus