avert

[v] - turn away or aside
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AVERT

AVERTing HIV and AIDS. [Formerly: AIDS Education & Research Trust]
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Avert

A·vert' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Averted ; present participle & verbal noun Averting .] [ Latin avertere ; a , ab + vertere to turn: confer Old French avertir . See Verse...
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Avert

A·vert' intransitive verb To turn away. [ Archaic] « Cold and averting from our neighbor's good. Thomson. »
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avert

verb turn away or aside; `They averted their eyes when the King entered`
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Avert

• (n.) To turn aside, or away; as, to avert the eyes from an object; to ward off, or prevent, the occurrence or effects of; as, how can the danger be averted? `To avert his ire.` • (v. i.) To turn away.
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avert

avert (uh VURT) 1. To turn aside, to turn away, to turn: 'She averted her head so we could not see her face.' 2. To prevent, to turn away, to avoid something, to ward off: 'The quick arrival of fire-fighters averted a major forest fire.' A man who averts danger wards (turns) it away from himself; to avert one's eyes is to turn them away.
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