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What is another word for avert?

213 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ɐvˈɜːt], [ɐvˈɜːt], [ɐ_v_ˈɜː_t]
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Synonyms for Avert:

avoid (verb) defend (verb) dissuade (verb) Other synonyms and related words:

Rhymes for Avert:

  1. pervert, subvert, skirt, shirt, evert, invert, inert, dessert, burt, flirt, exert, blurt, girt, revert, curt, pert, divert, overt, dirt, spurt, turret, squirt, insert, unhurt, hurt;
  2. concert, advert, assert, alert, desert, convert;
  3. reassert, disconcert;

Quotes for Avert:

  1. This man, although he appeared so humble and embarrassed in his air and manners, and passed so unheeded, had inspired me with such a feeling of horror by the unearthly paleness of his countenance, from which I could not avert my eyes, that I was unable longer to endure it. Adelbert von Chamisso.
  2. There is nothing that I shudder at more than the idea of a separation of the Union. Should such an event ever happen, which I fervently pray God to avert from that date I view our liberty gone. Andrew Jackson.
  3. The New Deal is plainly an attempt to achieve a working socialism and avert a social collapse in America; it is extraordinarily parallel to the successive 'policies' and 'Plans' of the Russian experiment. Americans shirk the word 'socialism', but what else can one call it? H. G. Wells.

Idioms of Avert:

  1. avert sth ( away) from sm or sth;
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