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Another word for veer

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Verb
  1. To turn away from a prescribed course of action or conduct

      1. To make an error or misjudgment:
      2. To commit an act that is wrong; do wrong.
      3. To stray.
      1. To turn aside or be turned aside from a straight path or established pattern.
      2. The act of swerving.
      1. To move away from a group, deviate from a course, or escape from established limits:
      2. To move without a destination or purpose; wander:
      3. To be directed without apparent purpose; look in an idle or casual manner:
      1. To go or extend in different directions from a common point; branch out:
      2. To depart from an established pattern or norm; deviate.
      3. To be different, as in opinion or manner; differ:
      1. To turn aside, especially to depart temporarily from the main subject in writing or speaking; stray.
      1. To turn aside from a course or way:
      2. To depart, as from a norm, purpose, or subject; differ or stray.
      3. To cause to turn aside or differ.
      1. To go away; leave:
      2. To die.
      3. To vary, as from a regular course; deviate:
  2. To change the direction or course of

      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. To move back and forth suspended or as if suspended from above.
      2. To hit at something with a sweeping motion of the arm:
      3. To move laterally or in a curve:
      1. To exchange (one thing) for another of the same class:
      2. To move or transfer from one place or position to another.
      3. To alter (position or place).
      1. A short rod or shaft on which a related part rotates or swings.
      2. A person or thing on which something depends; the central or crucial factor:
      3. The act of turning on a pivot.
      1. To turn aside from a course or direction:
      2. To distract:
      3. To entertain by distracting the attention from worrisome thoughts or cares; amuse.
      1. To turn aside from a course or way:
      2. To depart, as from a norm, purpose, or subject; differ or stray.
      3. To cause to turn aside or differ.
      1. To turn aside or cause to turn aside; bend or deviate.
      1. To turn away:
      2. To keep from happening; prevent:
    See also:

    change

Another word for veer

Verb
      1. A line that deviates from straightness in a smooth, continuous fashion.
      2. A surface that deviates from planarity in a smooth, continuous fashion.
      3. Something characterized by such a line or surface, especially a rounded line or contour of the human body.
      1. To turn away:
      2. To keep from happening; prevent:
      1. To swerve or cause to swerve from a course.
      2. A swerving or deviating course.
      3. The upward curve or amount of upward curve of the longitudinal lines of a ship's hull as viewed from the side.
      1. To turn aside or cause to turn aside; bend or deviate.
      1. To turn aside from a course or direction:
      2. To distract:
      3. To entertain by distracting the attention from worrisome thoughts or cares; amuse.
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. To cause to assume a curved or angular shape:
      2. To bring (a bow, for example) into a state of tension by drawing on a string or line.
      3. To force to assume a different direction or shape, according to one's own purpose:
      1. To go or extend in different directions from a common point; branch out:
      2. To depart from an established pattern or norm; deviate.
      3. To be different, as in opinion or manner; differ:
      1. To turn aside, especially to depart temporarily from the main subject in writing or speaking; stray.
      1. To go away; leave:
      2. To die.
      3. To vary, as from a regular course; deviate:
      1. To turn aside from a course or way:
      2. To depart, as from a norm, purpose, or subject; differ or stray.
      3. To cause to turn aside or differ.
      1. To turn aside or be turned aside from a straight path or established pattern.
      2. The act of swerving.