What avert means in Spanish?
transitive verb. 1. (= turn away) [eyes, thoughts] apartar (from de) [suspicion] desviar (from de)
What does it mean to be averted?
To avert is to turn away or to prevent. You might avert your gaze or avert a disaster — either way, you are avoiding something. The verb avert comes from Latin roots that mean “to turn away from.” Averting has that sense of deflecting, turning away, or preventing something (usually bad) from happening.
Has been averted meaning?
to prevent something bad from happening: to avert a crisis/conflict/strike/famine. to avert disaster/economic collapse. Synonym.
What type of word is averted?
avert verb [T] (PREVENT) to prevent something bad from happening; avoid: The last-minute agreement averted renewed fighting.
Is it adverted or averted?
The very similar-looking verb avert is based on the same root as the verb advert but has just about the opposite meaning: to avert is to turn away or look away, but to advert is to turn one’s attention toward something. As a verb, advert is always followed by to.
How do you use averted in a sentence?
Averted sentence example
- She glanced down at his averted face.
- A shadow crossed her face, before she averted her eyes.
- He turned at her voice and saw the girl shaking with her eyes averted from the mess.
- When he focused on her she quickly averted her eyes.
- In these cases mediation averted war.
What is the opposite meaning of Avert?
Antonyms. let confront validate consume refrain permit allow. preclude foreclose prevent avoid ward off.
How do you use avert?
- avert something to prevent something bad or dangerous from happening. A disaster was narrowly averted. He did his best to avert suspicion.
- avert your eyes/gaze/face (from something) to turn your eyes, etc. away from something that you do not want to see. She averted her eyes from the terrible scene in front of her.
What is a another word for Avert?
deflect, fend (off), stop, ward (off)