Verb(1) prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening(2) turn away or aside
(1) talks failed to avert a rail strike(2) We have to avert our eyes from the bombs and fires once in a while to look at the other images of this war.(3) After such a demoralizing outing, it would have taken a miracle to avert a catastrophe.(4) The Cell would also help avert accidental deaths and disabling injuries by providing proper first aid.(5) Can Africa mount a prevention campaign successful enough to avert an epidemic of Western proportions?(6) I have to avert my eyes after more than a few minutes of Walt Disney.(7) Inflation fighting and the need to cut government spending will end - to be replaced by trying to avert recession and deflation.(8) I did, however, do my part to try to avert the disaster that ended about five years later in divorce.(9) While walking, I instinctively keep my gaze low and avert my eyes from those of men.(10) They don't make for pretty reading and some of you may wish to avert your eyes now.(11) Shara saw Deidre try to avert her eyes, but was drawn to the now complete tattoo.(12) Dogs are intelligent enough to stay in the shade and avert their eyes from the sun.(13) A vigilant driver managed to stop the locomotive and avert a major disaster.(14) The sallow-faced Salome averts her scheming eyes from what she has brought about.(15) Hard and social science will of course progress even though the Supreme Court averts its eyes.(16) Within a month of my accepting that position, I was out there with the best of them covering my face to the eyes to hide the gaze of men, averting my eyes, and wearing chadori for trips to rural areas.
1. turn aside ::
2. prevent ::
3. turn away ::
4. forefend ::
Different Formsavert, averted, averting, averts
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