Part of speech:
To stir the emotions:
To turn aside from a course or established direction; swerve:
To turn aside (from a course, direction, standard, doctrine, etc.); diverge; digress
To become sour:
To keep from happening; prevent:
To turn aside, especially to depart temporarily from the main subject in writing or speaking; stray.
(Intransitive, literally of a line or path) To separate, to tend into a different direction (from another line or path).
Perpendicularly or very steeply
To shift is to move or change, or to cause something else to move or change.
To step to one side; take a side step or side steps
To proceed with feeble, unsure steps
(Intransitive) To become straight.
To cut by striking with a heavy sharp tool, such as an ax:
To swing to the left or right on the vertical axis so that the longitudinal axis forms an angle with the line of flight; esp., to rotate or oscillate about the vertical axis
To go away; leave:
To deviate from the established moral code; do wrong
To transfer from (one conveyance) to another:
An unpredictable change of direction.
(Baseball) To pitch (a ball) with a curve.
(Intransitive) To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.
(Rail transport) to move something (usually a railway line) sideways
Find another word for swerve. In this page you can discover 30 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for swerve, like: move, veer, turn aside, deviate, turn, avert, deflect, digress, diverge, sheer and shift.