View definitions for sheering


verb as in pivot

verb as in skid

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verb as in whip

verb as in divert


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In the past, the sheer cost of purchasing full range solar energy units typically put them out the reach of millions across the continent—including some of those who need them the most.

From Quartz

Their sheer numbers showed a swelling commitment to the cause.

From Quartz

At times the sheer amount of sensory and contextual detail slows the pace of the book.

Yet even taking that approach, the fight against misinformation is daunting, given the sheer amount of it present on social media platforms.

From Fortune

Set in a prison, it was notable for the sheer quantity of full frontal male nudity, with characters shown in a variety of contexts, including showering and in their cells, fully naked.

Well, here she comes, and we said she was going to try and shave us; but she didn't seem to be sheering off a bit.

Whatever it was, our ship gave it a wide berth, sheering off from the object in a sharp swing.

The axe descended, sheering his haunches across, and he stretched out, working his great jaws convulsively.

The fire had been hid by sheering towards the shore, and the latter was nearer, perhaps, than was desirable.

Peeping out, he saw the Lancaster and the Cumberland sheering to port, and he moved the lever of the steering-telegraph.

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On this page you'll find 380 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sheering, such as: bow, drift, incline, nod, prop, and recline.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.