əˈvə:t гл.
1) отводить (взгляд) (from) He averted his face. ≈ Он отвернулся.
2) отвлекать (мысли) (from) a fear of averting them from the Christian faithстрах того, что их отвратят от христианской веры
3) отвращать, предотвращать (удар, опасность и т. п.) Syn : prevent
отводить (глаза, взгляд, руку) - to * one's gaze отвести глаза отвлекать (мысли) предотвращать, отражать (особ. что-л. неприятное) - to * war предотвратить войну - to * suspicion отвести подозрение
avert отвлекать (мысли;
from) ~ отводить (взгляд;
from) ;
he averted his face он отвернулся ~ отвращать, предотвращать (удар, опасность и т. п.) ~ отражать ~ предотвращать
~ отводить (взгляд;
from) ;
he averted his face он отвернулся

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • Avert — A*vert , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Averted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Averting}.] [L. avertere; a, ab + vertere to turn: cf. OF. avertir. See {Verse}, n.] To turn aside, or away; as, to avert the eyes from an object; to ward off, or prevent, the occurrence or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • avert — [ə vʉrt′] vt. [L avertere, to turn away < a (ab ), from + vertere, to turn: see VERSE] 1. to turn away [to avert one s glance from an ugly sight] 2. to keep from happening; ward off; prevent [he apologized in order to avert trouble] SYN.… …   English World dictionary

  • avert — (v.) c.1400, from O.Fr. avertir (12c.), turn, direct; avert; make aware, from V.L. *advertire, from L. avertere to turn away, to drive away, from ab from, away (see AB (Cf. ab )) + vertere to turn (see VERSUS (Cf. versus)). Related …   Etymology dictionary

  • Avert — A*vert , v. i. To turn away. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] Cold and averting from our neighbor s good. Thomson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • avert — I verb amovere, arrest, avertere, avoid, change the course of, check, counteract, deflect, deter, divert, fend off, forestall, head off, intercept, make possible the avoidance of, parry, prevent, prohibere, shove aside, shunt, stave off, thwart,… …   Law dictionary

  • avert — 1 *turn, deflect, sheer, divert Analogous words: bend, twist, *curve: shift, remove, transfer, *move 2 ward, *prevent, obviate, preclude Analogous words: *escape, avoid, shun, eschew, evade, elude: forestall, antici …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • avert — [v] thwart; avoid by turning away avoid, deflect, deter, divert, fend off, foil, forestall, frustrate, halt, look away, preclude, prevent, rule out, shove aside, shunt, stave off, turn, turn aside, turn away, ward off; concepts 121,623 Ant. aid,… …   New thesaurus

  • avert — ► VERB 1) turn away (one s eyes). 2) prevent or ward off (an undesirable occurrence). ORIGIN Latin avertere, from vertere to turn …   English terms dictionary

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  • avert — avertedly, adv. averter, n. avertible, avertable, adj. /euh verrt /, v.t. 1. to turn away or aside: to avert one s eyes. 2. to ward off; prevent: to avert evil; to avert an accident. [1400 50; late ME < MF avertir L avertere, equiv. to a A 4 +… …   Universalium


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