avert(redirected from averts)
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Related to averts: adverts
avertverb amovere, arrest, avertere, avoid, change the course of, check, counteract, deflect, deter, divert, fend off, forestall, head off, intercept, make possible the avoidance of, parry, prevent, prohibere, shove aside, shunt, stave off, thwart, turn, turn aside, turn away, turn to the side, ward off
Associated concepts: averting danger
See also: arrest, avoid, balk, bar, block, counter, deter, discourage, estop, evade, forestall, hinder, parry, prevent, repel, rescue, save, stall, stave, stop, thwart