turn aside


turn aside
Synonyms and related words:
alter, ameliorate, anticipate, avert, avoid, bar, be changed, be converted into, be renewed, bear off, beat off, bend, blench, blink, block, blunt, bottom out, branch off, break, change, change the bearing, check, checker, chill, chop, chop and change, come about, come around, come round, cool, counter, cringe, curve, damp, dampen, debar, deflect, degenerate, depart, depart from, deter, deteriorate, detour, deviate, digress, disaffect, discourage, dishearten, disincline, disinterest, distract, divagate, divaricate, diverge, diversify, divert, dodge, draw aside, draw back, drive back, duck, ease off, edge off, estop, evade, exclude, excurse, fade, fall back, fend, fend off, flinch, flop, fly off, forbid, foreclose, forestall, gee, get sidetracked, glance, glance off, go astray, go off, hang back, haul around, haw, head off, heel, help, hinder, hold at bay, hold off, improve, indispose, jib, jibe, keep at bay, keep from, keep off, make way for, maunder, meliorate, mitigate, modulate, move aside, mutate, obstruct, obviate, parry, preclude, prevent, prohibit, pull back, push back, put back, put off, quail, quench, ramble, rebuff, recoil, reel back, repel, repulse, retreat, revive, rule out, save, sheer, sheer off, shift, shove aside, shrink, shrink back, shunt, shy, shy off, side, sidestep, sidetrack, sidle, start aside, start back, stave off, steer clear of, step aside, stop, stray, swerve, switch, tack, take a turn, trend, turn, turn away, turn back, turn from, turn into, turn off, turn the corner, undergo a change, vary, veer, veer off, wander, ward off, warp, wean from, weasel, weasel out, wince, worsen

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  • turn aside — 1. To avert 2. To deviate 3. To avert the face • • • Main Entry: ↑turn * * * turn aside phrase to turn your head or body away from someone or something so that you are no longer looking at them She looked appealingly in his direction, but he… …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn aside — index avert, deter, detour, deviate, discourage, divert, eschew, estop, expostulate …   Law dictionary

  • turn aside — to turn your head or body away from someone or something so that you are no longer looking at them She looked appealingly in his direction, but he turned aside …   English dictionary

  • turn aside — Avert, turn away, turn off …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • turn aside — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. avert, deflect, divert; see turn 3 , veer …   English dictionary for students

  • turn aside — shift one s position to the side …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To turn aside — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To turn aside — Turn Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turn — (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s chisel, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turn — Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man turns …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English