English Thesaurus
(verb) 
Definition
to change direction suddenly
small potholes which tend to make the car veer to one side or the other
Synonyms
change direction
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turn
He turned abruptly and walked away.
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swerve
Drivers swerved to avoid the debris.
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shift
The wind shifted and the helicopter lurched.
, ,
tack
We were tacking fairly close inshore.
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be deflected
,
change course
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change
We are trying to detect and understand how the climate changes.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of change
Definition
to make or become different
We are trying to detect and understand how the climate changes.
in the sense of shift
The wind shifted and the helicopter lurched.
Synonyms
change direction,
in the sense of swerve
Definition
to turn aside from a course sharply or suddenly
Drivers swerved to avoid the debris.
Synonyms
depart from,
turn aside,
sheer off

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