Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / deflected
FEEDBACK

deflected

See definition of deflected on Dictionary.com

synonyms for deflected

  • avert
  • bend
  • cover up
  • divert
  • hook
  • pivot
  • ricochet
  • slip
  • swerve
  • veer
  • whip
  • curve
  • deviate
  • disperse
  • diverge
  • fend
  • parry
  • sheer
  • shy
  • sidetrack
  • slew
  • twist
  • wheel
  • whirl
  • wind
  • glance off
  • hold off
  • keep off
  • volte-face

antonyms for deflected

MOST RELEVANT
  • stay
  • straighten
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING deflected

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Receive Your Diploma In Punctuating Degree Names With This Quiz
START THE QUIZ

How to use deflected in a sentence

It was liable to be so deflected from its course as to kill the unsuspicious hunter, who had assumed great risk as it was.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
They deflected their course somewhat from the direct path to the Red Planet, probably to avoid a meeting with any wandering ship.
THE REVOLT OF THE STAR MENRAYMOND GALLUN
He was taking the rest cure by means of a sea voyage to San Francisco and deflected his itinerary for a week's land journey.
GUATEMALA, THE COUNTRY OF THE FUTURECHARLES M. PEPPER
On examination, it was found that the compass had been slightly deflected by a bit of metal that had lodged in the box.
WHEN THE HOLY GHOST IS COMES. L. BRENGLE
In such cases, the course of development was at once deflected directly towards the individual family.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
But Dredge was only thirty-four, and some people seemed to feel that there was a kind of deflected nepotism in Lanfear's choice.
TALES OF MEN AND GHOSTSEDITH WHARTON
Tongues of fire flared from the hole, speared to the ground and were deflected upward, cradling the metal ball in a wave of flame.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
If the current is reversed in direction the magnetoscope needle is deflected in the reverse direction.
PHYSICSWILLIS EUGENE TOWER
And a large volume of trade was at once deflected from the sea route round Cape Horn.
RAILROADS: RATES AND REGULATIONSWILLIAM Z. RIPLEY
The principle is applied in good ammeters and voltmeters to prevent the swinging of the needle when deflected.
PHYSICSWILLIS EUGENE TOWER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor