steer
noun.
an indication of potential opportunity
he got a tip on the stock market|a good lead for a job
noun.
castrated bull
Synonym: bullock
verb.
direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
verb.
direct (oneself) somewhere
Steer clear of him
verb.
be a guiding or motivating force or drive
The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses
Synonym: guide