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We found 33 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word avert:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. avert: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. avert: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. avert: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. avert: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. avert: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. avert: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Avert, avert: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. avert: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Avert: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. avert: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. avert: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. avert: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Avert, avert: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. avert: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. avert: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. avert: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. AVERT, Avert: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Avert: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. avert: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. avert: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. avert: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. avert: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. avert: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. avert: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. avert: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. avert: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. avert: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. avert: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. AVERT: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. AVERT: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. avert: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (avert)

verb:  turn away or aside ("They averted their eyes when the King entered")
verb:  prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening ("Avert a strike")

Word origin

Phrases that include avert:   avert your eyes/gaze/head etc, ala clara walatin avert

Words similar to avert:   averted, averting, avoid, debar, deflect, obviate, circumvent, dodge, fend off, forestall, head off, pill, prevent, sidestep, stave off, turn away, ward off, more...

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