What is another word for deflect?

256 synonyms found


[ d_ɪ_f_l_ˈɛ_k_t], [ dɪflˈɛkt], [ dɪflˈɛkt]

Synonyms for Deflect:

bend (verb) deflect (verb) dissuade (verb) diverge (verb) Other synonyms:

Rhymes for Deflect:

  1. object, reject, expect, detect, select, wrecked, necked, subject, sect, resurrect, inflect, dissect, infect, suspect, protect, unchecked, trekked, effect, reelect, reflect, decked, respect, direct, interject, hecht, checked, brecht, redirect, perfect, intersect, inspect, neglect, misdirect, project, eject, elect, recollect, inject, erect, deject;
  2. collect, defect, connect, affect, bedecked, correct, confect;
  3. disinfect, indirect, disconnect, disaffect, incorrect, disrespect;
  4. overprotect, interconnect;

Quotes for Deflect:

  1. NASA will send up a big sun shade that will be in orbit between the earth and sun and deflect 2 or 3 percent of the sunshine back into space. It would be cheaper than the international space station. James Lovelock.
  2. Terrorism is in good part an effective government propaganda; it serves to deflect attention from governmental abuse toward a mostly imagined, highly dangerous outside enemy. Mark Poster.
  3. Our fielders have to catch a lot of balls, or at least deflect them to someone who can. Dan Quisenberry.

Idioms of Deflect:

  1. deflect sth away from sm or sth;
  2. deflect away from;