Associations to the word «Avert»

Wiktionary

AVERT, verb. (transitive) To turn aside or away.
AVERT, verb. (transitive) To ward off, or prevent, the occurrence or effects of.
AVERT, verb. (intransitive) (archaic) To turn away.
AVERT, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To turn away.

Dictionary definition

AVERT, verb. Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike".
AVERT, verb. Turn away or aside; "They averted their eyes when the King entered".

Wise words

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Napoleon Hill