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averted

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  • verbthwart; avoid by turning away
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Synonyms for averted

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 averted

  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • help
  • support
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More words related to averted

diverted

adjective. deflected
  • amused
  • averted
  • changed
  • entertained
  • preempted
  • rebudgeted
  • rechanneled
  • reclassified
  • redirected
  • sidetracked
  • taken away
  • taken over
  • turned aside
  • used
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.