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Definition of shepherd verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



shepherd somebody + adv./prep.Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they shepherd
he / she / it shepherds
past simple shepherded
-ing form shepherding
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to guide someone or a group of people somewhere, making sure they go where you want them to go He shepherded her toward a line of taxis. Miss Rogers shepherded the children across the road.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: shepherd