To leave; abandon
(Informal) To be obliged (to do something):
To tergiversate is to often change your mind about a subject or cause, or to change your alliances.
To refuse to accept (someone) as a lover, spouse, or friend; rebuff.
To cause a flaw in; make defective:
To suffer or be susceptible to damage.
To cause to get rid (of a habit)
To mark or become marked with blotches.
Blemish means to spoil the perfection of something.
To abandon one's religious faith, a political party, one's principles, or a cause.
To give up (something) completely or forever
To divert or deflect:
To join is defined as to bring or connect together or to become part of something that already exists.
(Intransitive) To have trust; to be credulous; to be won to confidence; to confide.
Approach means to move close to something.
Find another word for defecting. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for defecting, like: deserting, forsaking, wanting, tergiversating, renouncing, rejecting, flawing, faulting, damaging, breaking and blotching.