avert

/əˈvɚt/

  • Verb
  • to turn (your eyes, gaze, etc.) away or aside
    1. She had to avert her eyes [=to look away] at the sight of the accident.
    2. with averted eyes/gaze/glances
  • to prevent (something bad) from happening
    1. He sped up and averted an accident.
    2. The diplomatic talks narrowly averted a war.
    3. an attempt to avert a strike at the plant

Những từ liên quan với AVERT

preclude, avoid, halt, deter, deflect, shunt, prevent