Another word for swerve
swerve depart deviate digress diverge stray veer 1Search Thesaurus
These verbs mean to turn away from a straight or prescribed course: a gaze that never swerved; won't depart from family traditions; deviated from the original plan; digressed from the main topic; opinions that diverged; strays from the truth; a conversation that veered away from sensitive issues.
Another word for swerveverb
To turn aside sharply from a straight course:chop2, cut, sheer1, skew, slue1, veer. (Nautical) yaw. See change
To turn away from a prescribed course of action or conduct:depart, deviate, digress, diverge, stray, veer. (Archaic) err. See approach, correct