Definitions
avert Tweet Definition of avert Like Definition of avert on Facebook
verb 
  1. To turn aside, or away
To the eyes from an object.
  1. To ward off, or prevent, the occurrence or effects of
How can the danger be averted?.
  1. (intransitive, archaic) To turn away.
  • Cold and averting from our neighbor's good. - Thomson.
Etymology: Latin avertere; a, ab + vertere to turn. Compare Old French avertir. See verse (nous).


Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for avert for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.

     Full Definition of avert
  

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the GNU Free Documentation License
Allwords Copyright 1998-2018 All rights reserved.