Synonyms for swerve

Synonyms for (noun) swerve

Synonyms: swerve, swerving, veering

Definition: the act of turning aside suddenly

Similar words: turn, turning

Definition: the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course

Usage: he took a turn to the right

Synonyms: swerve, yaw

Definition: an erratic deflection from an intended course

Similar words: turn, turning

Definition: a movement in a new direction

Usage: the turning of the wind

Synonyms for (verb) swerve

Synonyms: curve, cut, sheer, slew, slue, veer, trend, swerve

Definition: turn sharply; change direction abruptly

Usage: The car cut to the left at the intersection; The motorbike veered to the right

Similar words: turn

Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense

Usage: Turn towards me; The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face; She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs

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