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divert

see definition of divert
  • verbturn a different direction
  • verbamuse, entertain
  • verbtake attention away
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Synonyms for divert

verb turn a different direction
  • alter
  • deflect
  • redirect
  • switch
  • avert
  • change
  • modify
  • pivot
  • sheer
  • swerve
  • veer
  • wheel
  • whip
  • whirl
  • turn aside
  • volte-face

Antonyms for divert

  • stay
  • straighten
  • anger
  • be direct
  • irritate
  • keep to
  • maintain
  • make mad
  • upset
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to divert

amuse

verb. entertain; make laugh

avert

verb. thwart; avoid by turning away

averted

verb. thwart; avoid by turning away

avoid

verb. refrain or stay away from; prevent

avoided

verb. refrain or stay away from; prevent

avoiding

verb. refrain or stay away from; prevent
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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