Word "AVERT" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
Synonyms:
avoid, debar, deflect, fend off, forefend, forfend, head off, obviate, stave off, ward off
Examples:
avert a strike

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
turn away or aside
Synonyms:
turn away
Examples:
They averted their eyes when the King entered

Crossword Clues for AVERT

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Stave off Universal 17 Sep 2022
Ward off Premier Sunday 21 Aug 2022
Turn away Thomas Joseph 09 Aug 2022
Stave off LA Times Daily 09 Aug 2022
Stave off New York Times 03 Jul 2022
Turn away, as one's eyes Family Time 26 Jun 2022
Stave off Wall Street Journal 07 Jun 2022
Forestall LA Times Daily 01 Jun 2022
Turn away, as one's gaze Universal 19 Apr 2022
Prevent, ward off The Times Concise 08 Apr 2022
Prevent, as disaster The Washington Post Sunday 20 Mar 2022
Stave off Universal 05 Mar 2022
Turn away USA Today 03 Mar 2022
Turn away 50% of travellers in distress The Guardian Cryptic 24 Feb 2022
Keep from happening Newsday 02 Feb 2022
Turn away The Times Concise 14 Jan 2022
Turn aside LA Times Daily 29 Dec 2021
Ward off LA Times Daily 27 Dec 2021
Stop to maintain temperature The Times Cryptic 27 Dec 2021
Deflect The Telegraph Quick 29 Nov 2021
Fend off Premier Sunday 28 Nov 2021
Turn away Universal 18 Nov 2021
Deflect The Telegraph Quick 04 Nov 2021
Deflect lie from relative Irish Times Crosaire 21 Oct 2021
Keep from happening Newsday 15 Sep 2021
Ward off The Guardian Speedy 05 Sep 2021
Ward off Universal 29 Aug 2021
Fend off New York Times 30 Jul 2021
Stave off Newsday 21 Jul 2021
Avoid, as a catastrophe The Washington Post Sunday 11 Jul 2021
Ward off LA Times Daily 09 May 2021
Ward off The Washington Post 09 May 2021
Dodge The Washington Post 08 May 2021
Dodge LA Times Daily 08 May 2021
Deflect The Telegraph Quick 02 May 2021
Keep from happening Newsday 14 Apr 2021
Stop from happening Wall Street Journal 29 Mar 2021
Prevent, as disaster New York Times 08 Mar 2021
Forestall, as a crisis Universal 07 Mar 2021
Stave off Universal 05 Mar 2021
Fend off The Washington Post Sunday 07 Feb 2021
Turn away, as one's eyes The Washington Post Sunday 24 Jan 2021
Turn away, as one’s eyes Wall Street Journal 29 Dec 2020
Ward off Wall Street Journal 14 Dec 2020
Avoid, as a crisis Newsday 07 Dec 2020
Keep from happening USA Today 24 Nov 2020
Stave off Family Time 16 Nov 2020
Turn away New York Times 10 Nov 2020
Ward off Newsday 06 Oct 2020
Stop and state temperature The Telegraph Cryptic 03 Oct 2020
Turn away The Telegraph Quick 20 Sep 2020
Head off USA Today 12 Aug 2020
Turn away Thomas Joseph 25 Jul 2020
Deflect Jonesin 14 Jul 2020
Dodge The Washington Post Sunday 05 Jul 2020
Turn away, as one's eyes Universal 03 Jun 2020
Sidestep LA Times Daily 07 Mar 2020
Sidestep The Washington Post 07 Mar 2020
Turn aside Thomas Joseph 31 Dec 2019
Turn away from Newsday 25 Dec 2019
Dodge Eugene Sheffer 14 Dec 2019
Head off The Washington Post 26 Nov 2019
Head off LA Times Daily 26 Nov 2019
Head off, as disaster USA Today 15 Oct 2019
Head off New York Times 29 May 2019
Ward off The Times Concise 16 May 2019
Deflect New York Times 13 May 2019
Prevent state terrorism's source The Telegraph Cryptic 09 May 2019
Dodge successfully a very unfinished square Irish Times Crosaire 25 Apr 2019
Turn aside Wall Street Journal 23 Apr 2019
Turn away, as one's gaze New York Times 22 Apr 2019
Turn away, as a gaze USA Today 15 Apr 2019
Prevent from happening Newsday 10 Apr 2019
Ward off The Washington Post Sunday 03 Mar 2019
Turn aside The Times Concise 27 Jan 2019
Ward off The Telegraph Quick 19 Jan 2019
State beginning to transform Dodge The Sun Two Speed 07 Jan 2019
Forestall The Sun Two Speed 07 Jan 2019
Turn away, as one's gaze
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Head off
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Deflect
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Keep from happening
Thwart, as a crisis USA Today 19 Nov 2018
Deflect The Sun Two Speed 13 Nov 2018
State trooper initially in Dodge The Sun Two Speed 13 Nov 2018
Nip in the bud Universal 13 Nov 2018
Stave off Newsday 24 Oct 2018
Head off from state close to Connecticut The Sun Two Speed 21 Sep 2018
Dodge Newsday 24 Aug 2018
Manage to avoid USA Today 21 Jul 2018
Head off Universal 19 Jul 2018
Duck Newsday 14 Jul 2018
Parry departs leaving bill The Sun Two Speed 03 Jul 2018
Prevent, as danger Newsday 25 Jun 2018
Obviate The Telegraph Quick 12 May 2018
Dodge or deflect Universal 05 May 2018
Stave off Wall Street Journal 05 Apr 2018
Turn aside, as a gaze USA Today 24 Mar 2018
Ward off USA Today 14 Mar 2018
Head off right at the end of avenue The Telegraph Cryptic 02 Mar 2018
Steer clear of USA Today 10 Feb 2018
Sidestep New York Times 28 Jan 2018
Stop from happening at a French green The Sun Two Speed 10 Jan 2018
Nip in the bud
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Ward off
Turn away, as a gaze
Thwart, as a crisis
Steer clear of
Manage to avoid
Sidestep
Dodge or deflect
Head off
Turn aside Universal 29 Nov 2017
Turn away, as eyes Universal 28 Nov 2017
Circumvent Newsday 01 Oct 2017
Turn away LA Times Daily 16 Sep 2017
Turn away The Washington Post 16 Sep 2017
Prevent the occurrence of Universal 04 Aug 2017
Fend off a check pinning rook The Telegraph Cryptic 23 May 2017
Stop LA Times Daily 08 Apr 2017
Stop The Washington Post 08 Apr 2017
Prevent, as a disaster Universal 21 Mar 2017
Turn away from prayer by heart in Chartres The Telegraph Toughie 07 Mar 2017
Turn aside New York Times 12 Feb 2017
Prevent, as disaster
Turn away
Turn aside, as a gaze
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Turn aside
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Turn aside
Stave off The Washington Post 20 Dec 2016
Prevent Universal 03 Dec 2016
Stave off USA Today 03 Dec 2016
Sidestep Eugene Sheffer 18 Nov 2016
Prevent LA Times Daily 09 Nov 2016
Dodge successfully Universal 08 Oct 2016
Turn aside USA Today 11 Sep 2016
Prevent, say, those with no socks The Telegraph Cryptic 07 Sep 2016
Foil Newsday 19 Aug 2016
Turn aside, as one's eyes Universal 13 Jul 2016
Turn away in state car Irish Times Crosaire 23 Jun 2016
Circumvent The Washington Post 16 Jun 2016
Fend off Universal 12 May 2016
Fend off USA Today 10 May 2016
Stave off New York Times 01 May 2016
Fend off Newsday 24 Apr 2016
Stave off, as a disaster USA Today 14 Apr 2016
Forestall Canadiana 07 Mar 2016
Stop state terrorism's onset The Telegraph Toughie 14 Jan 2016
Turn aside, as one's eyes
Turn aside
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Deflect Universal 27 Dec 2015
Keep from happening Family Time 21 Dec 2015
Turn away a Green in Strasbourg The Telegraph Cryptic 19 Nov 2015
Turn away Newsday 24 Jul 2015
Forestall Wall Street Journal 05 Jun 2015
Prevent, as disaster USA Today 24 Feb 2015
Prevent Wall Street Journal 20 Feb 2015
Prevent, as a disaster Jonesin 29 Jan 2015
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What good fencers do
Keep from occurring
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Forestall.
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