Deflect synonyms

dĭ-flĕkt'

Category:

To cause to turn aside or differ.
7
5
(Intransitive, literally of a line or path) To separate, to tend into a different direction (from another line or path).
3
1
To change so as to be; become:
5
4
To attract (the attention) away from its original focus; divert.
2
1
To rebound at least once from a surface.
2
1
To cause to strike an object or a surface and rebound:
3
3
To direct or send on a detour.
1
1
Advertisement
(Optics) To cause (light) to change direction as a result of entering a different medium.
1
1
To move or turn (something) at an angle:
1
1
To pivot is to turn or spin around a center point.
1
1
To turn aside from a course or established direction; swerve:
0
0
(Nautical) To fasten:
0
0
To keep from happening; ward off; prevent
0
0
To turn aside from a course.
0
0
Advertisement
0
0
0
0
0
0
(Linguistics) To alter phonetically as part of a systematic historical change.
0
1
To transfer from (one conveyance) to another:
0
1
To deflect or ward off a thrust or blow.
0
1
(Sports) To impede an opponent.
0
1
Advertisement
(Intransitive) to rotate the body or head so as not to face someone or something
0
1
To exclude or shut out; bar.
0
1
To bypass a requirement or make it unnecessary; to avoid a future problem or difficult situation.
0
1
(Idiomatic) to prevent something from happening; to obviate or avert
0
1
To ward off; to drive (something) away; to turn away; to defend against; to repel with force or effort.
0
1
To refrain from (doing something):
0
1
Advertisement
0
1
0
1
0
1
0
1
0
1
To collide and rebound; glance:
1
3
(Engineering) To admit or turn something for the purpose of shaping it; said of a lathe.
1
3
Advertisement
In a straight line or direction; unswervingly
0
2
(Dated) To prohibit; to forbid; to avert.
0
2
To turn aside or cause to turn aside sharply or suddenly from a straight line, course, etc.
1
4
Find another word for deflect. In this page you can discover 39 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for deflect, like: deviate, diverge, turn, distract, ricochet, bounce, detour, refract, angle, pivot and veer.