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Synonyms for avert

verb thwart; avoid by turning away
  • avoid
  • deter
  • fend off
  • foil
  • forestall
  • halt
  • preclude
  • prevent
  • rule out
  • ward off
  • deflect
  • divert
  • frustrate
  • shunt
  • turn
  • look away
  • shove aside
  • stave off
  • turn aside
  • turn away

Antonyms for avert

  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • help
  • support
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to avert

avoid

verb. refrain or stay away from; prevent

avoided

verb. refrain or stay away from; prevent

avoiding

verb. refrain or stay away from; prevent

defend

verb. protect

defending

verb. protect

deflect

verb. bounce off; turn aside
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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