navigate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English navigate, from Latin nāvigō, from nāvis (ship) + agō (do), from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂us (boat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈnæv.ɪ.ɡeɪt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈnæv.ɪ.ɡeɪt/, enPR: năv′-ĭ-gāt
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Verb[edit]

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 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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Esperanto[edit]

Adverb[edit]

navigate

  1. present adverbial passive participle of navigi

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

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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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

nāvigāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of nāvigō

Participle[edit]

nāvigāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of nāvigātus