Part of speech: verb

To steer; guide.

Part of speech: noun

One who conducts vessels in and out of port.

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Usage examples "pilot":

  1. As he knew well the course of the China ships, we detained him to pilot us, as we determined to wait for them. - "A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII.", Robert Kerr.
  2. I'll be your pilot this time. - "Dave Dawson at Casablanca", Robert Sydney Bowen.
  3. The darkness caused them frequently to become bewildered and lost; and as Rose could not call out for them, he had often to hunt all over the big dungeon to gather them up and pilot them to their places. - "Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes of the Civil War", Various.