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To turn aside or deviate to avoid impact.
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  1. To turn aside or deviate to avoid impact.
  2. To turn aside or cause to turn aside sharply or suddenly from a straight line, course, etc.
  3. To climb or move upward by winding or turning.
To turn aside from a course or way:
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  1. To turn aside from a course or way:
  2. To cause to turn aside or differ.
  3. To turn aside (from a course, direction, standard, doctrine, etc.); diverge; digress
To set out; start
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  1. To set out; start
  2. To go away; leave:
  3. To turn aside (from)
To turn aside; esp., to depart temporarily from the main subject in talking or writing
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  1. To turn aside; esp., to depart temporarily from the main subject in talking or writing
(Mathematics) To fail to approach a limit.
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  1. (Mathematics) To fail to approach a limit.
  2. To cause (light rays, for example) to diverge; deflect.
  3. To go or move in different directions from a common point or from each other; branch off
To assume a curved, crooked, or angular form or direction:
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  1. To assume a curved, crooked, or angular form or direction:
  2. To force (an object) into a curved or crooked form, or (back) to its original form, by turning, pulling, pressing, etc.
  3. To turn or be turned from a straight line or from some direction or position
To reverse one's or its course; start to move, go, etc. in the opposite direction
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  1. To reverse one's or its course; start to move, go, etc. in the opposite direction
  2. To change the position of so that the underside becomes the upper side:
  3. To divert or deflect:
To turn aside from a course or direction:
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  1. To turn aside from a course or direction:
  2. To turn (a person or thing) aside from a course, direction, etc. into another; deflect
  3. To turn aside.
To make (something) deviate from its original path.
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  1. To make (something) deviate from its original path.
  2. To turn or make go to one side
  3. To turn aside or cause to turn aside; bend or deviate.
(Chiefly nautical) To swerve from a course.
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  1. (Chiefly nautical) To swerve from a course.
  2. To swerve or cause to swerve from a course.
  3. To turn aside sharply from a course; swerve
To turn away:
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  1. To turn away:
  2. To keep from happening; ward off; prevent
  3. To turn away
To move in or take the shape of a curve:
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  1. To move in or take the shape of a curve:
  2. To move in a curved path
  3. A line or surface that bends in a smooth, continuous way without sharp angles.
To shape or form by chopping:
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  1. To shape or form by chopping:
  2. To cut into small pieces:
  3. To cut by striking with a heavy sharp tool, such as an ax:
To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
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  1. To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
  2. To form or shape by severing or incising:
  3. To perform:
To swerve or cause to swerve from a course.
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  1. To swerve or cause to swerve from a course.
  2. (Chiefly nautical) To swerve from a course.
  3. To turn aside sharply from a course; swerve
To look obliquely or sideways.
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  1. To look obliquely or sideways.
  2. A transformation of coordinates in which one coordinate is displaced in one direction in proportion to its distance from a coordinate plane or axis. A rectangle, for example, that undergoes skew is transformed into a parallelogram.
  3. To give a bias to; distort:
(Intransitive) To slide off course; to skid.
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  1. (Intransitive) To slide off course; to skid.
  2. To turn something sharply.
  3. To turn or swing around as on a pivot or fixed point
To turn aside or be turned aside from a straight path or established pattern.
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  1. To turn aside or be turned aside from a straight path or established pattern.
  2. To turn aside or cause to turn aside sharply or suddenly from a straight line, course, etc.
  3. To go out of a straight line; to deflect.
(Intransitive, aviation) To turn about the vertical axis while maintaining course.
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  1. (Intransitive, aviation) To turn about the vertical axis while maintaining course.
  2. 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
  3. (Intransitive, nautical) To steer badly, zigzagging back and forth across the intended course of a boat; to go out of the line of course.
To set out; start
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  1. To set out; start
  2. To vary, as from a regular course; deviate:
  3. To go away; leave:
To cause to turn aside or differ.
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  1. To cause to turn aside or differ.
  2. To turn aside from a course or way:
  3. To turn aside (from a course, direction, standard, doctrine, etc.); diverge; digress
To turn aside, especially to depart temporarily from the main subject in writing or speaking; stray.
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  1. To turn aside, especially to depart temporarily from the main subject in writing or speaking; stray.
To depart from a given viewpoint, practice, etc.; differ
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  1. To depart from a given viewpoint, practice, etc.; differ
  2. To cause (light rays, for example) to diverge; deflect.
  3. To go or move in different directions from a common point or from each other; branch off
To become diverted, as from a subject or train of thought:
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  1. To become diverted, as from a subject or train of thought:
  2. To be directed without apparent purpose; look in an idle or casual manner:
  3. To go wrong; be in error; deviate (from what is right)
To go out of a straight line; to deflect.
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  1. To go out of a straight line; to deflect.
  2. To turn aside or cause to turn aside sharply or suddenly from a straight line, course, etc.
  3. To stray; to wander; to rove.
To be wrong or mistaken; fall into error
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  1. To be wrong or mistaken; fall into error
  2. (Obs.) To go astray; wander
  3. (Archaic) To stray.
To keep from happening; ward off; prevent
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  1. To keep from happening; ward off; prevent
  2. To turn away:
  3. To turn away
To make (something) deviate from its original path.
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  1. To make (something) deviate from its original path.
  2. To turn or make go to one side
  3. To turn aside or cause to turn aside; bend or deviate.
To turn aside from a course or way:
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  1. To turn aside from a course or way:
  2. To cause to turn aside or differ.
  3. To turn aside (from a course, direction, standard, doctrine, etc.); diverge; digress
To turn (a person or thing) aside from a course, direction, etc. into another; deflect
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  1. To turn (a person or thing) aside from a course, direction, etc. into another; deflect
  2. To turn aside from a course or direction:
  3. To turn aside.
To provide with, attach by, or mount on a pivot or pivots
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  1. To provide with, attach by, or mount on a pivot or pivots
  2. To cause to rotate, revolve, or turn:
  3. To turn on or as if on a pivot
To change gears, as when driving an automobile.
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  1. To change gears, as when driving an automobile.
  2. To move or transfer from one person, place, or position to another
  3. To get along by tricky or evasive means.
To cause (a hanging object) to sway backward and forward; specif., to cause (a person on a swing) to move backward and forward by pushing or pulling the swing
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  1. To cause (a hanging object) to sway backward and forward; specif., to cause (a person on a swing) to move backward and forward by pushing or pulling the swing
  2. To move or wave (a weapon, tool, bat, etc.) with a sweeping motion; flourish; brandish
  3. (--- Informal) To move, travel, or come (by, over to, around to, etc.) in a casual manner, as by automobile
To reverse one's or its course; start to move, go, etc. in the opposite direction
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  1. To reverse one's or its course; start to move, go, etc. in the opposite direction
  2. To change the position of so that the underside becomes the upper side:
  3. To divert or deflect:
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