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synonyms for averted

  • 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
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antonyms for averted

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  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • help
  • support
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How to use averted in a sentence

The most pressing matter is the government spending bill—something that is needed by December 11 in order to avert a federal government shutdown.
STIMULUS UPDATE: MCCONNELL AND SCHUMER DISCUSS AVERTING A SHUTDOWN AND ECONOMIC AIDLANCE LAMBERTNOVEMBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
To avert catastrophic levels of warming, we have to make “far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society,” according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
WHY WE SHOULD BE FUNDING MORE SOLYNDRASAMY NORDRUMNOVEMBER 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The wearing of masks and the social distancing and doing things that some of these other countries have done, like closing down bars…would make a huge difference and would in fact avert the necessity of a strict lockdown.
THESE COUNTRIES MANAGED TO TURN COVID-19 AROUND. HERE’S HOW WE COULD DO THE SAME.KATE BAGGALEYNOVEMBER 17, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
With industrywide coordination, thousands of DNS providers around the world installed a fix that averted this doomsday scenario.
DNS CACHE POISONING, THE INTERNET ATTACK FROM 2008, IS BACK FROM THE DEADDAN GOODINNOVEMBER 12, 2020ARS TECHNICA
The current president has largely ignored the findings and recommendations of scientists, while his opponent’s stated climate plan is generally in line with the changes we know we need to avert climate catastrophe.
THIS ELECTION COULD DECIDE THE CLIMATE’S FUTUREULA CHROBAKOCTOBER 29, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
It also found that a strong majority of Americans — about 8 in 10 — say that human activity is fueling climate change, and roughly half believe action is urgently needed within the next decade if humanity is to avert its worst effects.
‘IT’S A SEA CHANGE’: HOW CLIMATE WENT FROM THE BACK BURNER TO A CENTRAL ISSUE IN THIS YEAR’S DEBATESBRADY DENNISOCTOBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The war on truth is one of many catastrophic threats that will require long-term thinking to avert.
TO THINK YOUR WAY OUT OF A CRISIS, LOOK BEYOND ITKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
“Not only should we create new SDRs to help us, but a good number of Western countries don’t use them, which means they could be transferred to us to avert our liquidity issues descending into insolvency issues,” says Ofori-Atta.
EVERYONE NEEDS PANDEMIC STIMULUS. BUT AFRICA ALSO NEEDS DEBT RELIEFFIONA ZUBLINOCTOBER 13, 2020OZY
The approximately 31,000 warrants averted over the three-year period saved an estimated $650,000 from court costs alone.
EASY INTERVENTIONS LIKE REVAMPING FORMS HELP PEOPLE SHOW UP TO COURTSUJATA GUPTAOCTOBER 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
A traffic management crisis was averted because automated network functions and components were able to spin up in a matter of hours.
5G AND THE ENTERPRISE OPPORTUNITYCLAIRE BEATTYOCTOBER 7, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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WORDS RELATED TO AVERTED

  • amused
  • averted
  • changed
  • entertained
  • preempted
  • rebudgeted
  • rechanneled
  • reclassified
  • redirected
  • sidetracked
  • taken away
  • taken over
  • turned aside
  • used
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