Synonyms for veer

Synonyms for (verb) veer

Synonyms: veer

Definition: shift to a clockwise direction

Usage: the wind veered

Similar words: change over, shift, switch

Definition: make a shift in or exchange of

Usage: First Joe led; then we switched

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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