The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Navigate \Nav"i*gate\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Navigated; p. pr. &
vb. n. Navigating.] [L. navigatus, p. p. of navigare, v.t.
& i.; navis ship + agere to move, direct. See Nave, and
1. To journey by water; to go in a vessel or ship; to perform
the duties of a navigator; to use the waters as a highway
or channel for commerce or communication; to sail.
The Phenicians navigated to the extremities of the
Western Ocean. --Arbuthnot.
2. To direct or operate a vehicle, especially a ship or
3. To pass through, over, or around; -- used especially of a
course having obstacles; as, to navigate around all the
randomly scattered tables to the far side of the room.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):