HyperDic: swerve

English > 3 senses of the word swerve:
VERBmotionswerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cutturn sharply
NOUNactswerve, swerving, veeringthe act of turning aside suddenly
eventswerve, yawan erratic deflection from an intended course
swerve > pronunciation
Soundsswer'v
Rhymesconserve ... verve: 12 rhymes with erv...
English > swerve: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of turning aside suddenly.
Synonymsswerving, veering
Broaderturn, turningThe act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
Spanishviraje
Catalanviratge
Verbsswerveturn sharply
English > swerve: 3 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAn erratic deflection from an intended course.
Synonymyaw
Broaderturning, turnA movement in a new direction
Spanishdesvío brusco, guiñada, viraje repentino
Verbsswerveturn sharply
English > swerve: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTurn sharply; change direction abruptly.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymssheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut
Narrowerpeel offLeave a formation
yawswerve off course momentarily
Broaderturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Spanishvirar
Nounsswerve, swervingthe act of turning aside suddenly
swervean erratic deflection from an intended course

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