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Synonyms for rudder
ˈrʌd ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rudder(noun)

    a hinged vertical airfoil mounted at the tail of an aircraft and used to make horizontal course changes

  2. rudder(noun)

    (nautical) steering mechanism consisting of a hinged vertical plate mounted at the stern of a vessel

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rudder(n)

    Associated words:
    tiller

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "rudder":

    helm, tiller, wheel

How to pronounce rudder?

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How to use rudder in a sentence?

  1. Leonardo da Vinci, The Wisdom of Leonardo da Vinci:

    Those who become enamored of practices without science are like sailors who go aboard ship without a rudder and compass, for they are never certain where they will land.

  2. Eileen Caddy:

    A soul without a high aim is like a ship without a rudder.

  3. Thomas Carlyle:

    A man with a half volition goes backwards and forwards, and makes no way on the smoothest road a man with a whole volition advances on the roughest, and will reach his purpose, if there be even a little worthiness in it. The man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder - a waif, a nothing, a no man. Have a purpose in life and having it, throw such strength of mind and muscle into your work as God has given you.

  4. Marcello Clarich:

    During a storm you don't change the person who holds the rudder.

  5. William J. H. Boetcker:

    A man without religion or spiritual vision is like a captain who finds himself in the midst of an uncharted sea, without compass, rudder and steering wheel. He never knows where he is, which way he is going and where he is going to land.

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