Avert synonyms

ə-vûrt'
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To keep (a person or thing) from doing something; impede:
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To turn away
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(Intransitive) to rotate the body or head so as not to face someone or something
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To sideline; to push aside; to divert or distract from, reducing (something) to a secondary or subordinate position.
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Deflect is defined as to cause something to change direction, or to deter someone from his/her intended purpose.
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To turn away
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To move or turn to one side; turn aside or out of the way
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To turn away
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To turn away
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To turn away
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To turn away
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(Obs.) To extend or place over or across
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To refrain from (doing something):
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To prevent
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To prevent something from happening.
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To avoid (a blow, etc.) by moving or shifting quickly aside
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To get away from by artifice; to avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, address, or ingenuity; to elude; to escape from cleverly; as, to evade a blow, a pursuer, a punishment; to evade the force of an argument.
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To prevent (something) from being accomplished.
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To delay, hinder, or prevent (someone) from doing something by taking action beforehand.
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To cause to have no effect; bring to nothing; counteract; nullify
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(Intransitive) To stop either temporarily or permanently.
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To exclude or prevent (someone) from a given condition or activity:
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To become sour:
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To turn aside from a course or established direction; swerve:
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(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
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To turn aside from a course or way:
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To turn aside from a course.
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To pivot is to turn or spin around a center point.
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(Linguistics) To alter phonetically as part of a systematic historical change.
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(Engineering) To admit or turn something for the purpose of shaping it; said of a lathe.
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(Dated) To prohibit; to forbid; to avert.
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To make unnecessary
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(Idiomatic) to prevent something from happening; to obviate or avert
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To fend off, to repel, to turn aside, as anything mischievous that approaches; -- usually followed by off.
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To transfer from (one conveyance) to another:
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To acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion.
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To exclude or shut out; bar.
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To ward off; to drive (something) away; to turn away; to defend against; to repel with force or effort.
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Find another word for avert. In this page you can discover 44 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for avert, like: prevent, turn aside, turn-away, sidetrack, deflect, shove aside, shunt, look away, cock the eye, look another way and cast one's eyes down.