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Definitions and Synonyms of helm | Another word for helm | What is helm?

Definition 1: (figurative) a position of leadership - [noun denoting act]

Samples where helm or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the President is at the helm of the Ship of State

(helm is a kind of ...) the activity of leading

"his leadership inspired the team"

(helm is used in the usage domain ...) language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

Definition 2: steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered - [noun denoting artifact]

(helm is a kind of ...) a mechanism by which something is steered (especially a motor vehicle)

(... is a kind of helm ) a circular helm to control the rudder of a vessel

(... is part of helm) a boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine

(... is part of helm) a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts

(... is part of helm) a vessel that carries passengers or freight

(... is part of helm) a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

Definition 3: be at or take the helm of - [verb of motion]

Samples where helm or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • helm the ship

(helm is a kind of ...) direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

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