Veer

  • 21 veer — [[t]vɪ͟ə(r)[/t]] veers, veering, veered 1) VERB If something veers in a certain direction, it suddenly moves in that direction. [V prep/adv] The plane veered off the runway and careered through the perimeter fence... [V prep/adv] Horrified… …

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  • 22 veer — UK [vɪə(r)] / US [vɪr] verb [intransitive] Word forms veer : present tense I/you/we/they veer he/she/it veers present participle veering past tense veered past participle veered 1) a) to suddenly move in a different direction The Volkswagen… …

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  • 23 veer — I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English veren, of Low German or Dutch origin; akin to Middle Dutch vieren to slacken, Middle Low German vīren Date: 15th century to let out (as a rope) II. verb Etymology: Middle English veren, from Middle… …

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  • 24 veer — verb ADVERB ▪ sharply, wildly ▪ The missile veered wildly off course. ▪ (to the) left, (to the) right ▪ off course ▪ …

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  • 25 veer in — phr verb Veer in is used with these nouns as the object: ↑direction …

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  • 26 veer — verb (I) 1 (always + adv/prep) to change direction suddenly (+ off/away/across etc): The car veered sharply to the right and crashed. 2 (always + adv/prep) to change suddenly to a very different belief, opinion, or subject (+ towards/away from… …

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  • 27 veer — verb we then saw the car veer suddenly to the right Syn: turn, swerve, curve, swing, sheer, career, weave, wheel; change direction, change course, go off course, deviate …

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  • 28 veer — I. /vɪə / (say vear) verb (i) 1. to turn or shift to another direction; change from one direction or course to another. 2. to change; alter; be variable or changeable; pass from one state to another. 3. (of the wind) a. to change direction by… …

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  • 29 veer — 1. noun turning 2. verb a) to change direction or course suddenly; to swerve b) to change direction in a clockwise direction i …

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  • 30 veer — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. swerve, shift; deviate; jibe, come about, yaw. See change, deviation. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. swerve, deviate, depart, digress, diverge, bend, turn, divert, deflect, sheer, avert, curve; see also… …

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  • 31 veer — Hamburg • vier …

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  • 32 veer — vɪr /vɪə v. change direction, swerve, turn about, alter one s course …

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  • 33 veer — ever …

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  • 34 veer — veer1 verb 1》 change direction suddenly.     ↘suddenly change in opinion, subject, etc. 2》 (of the wind) change direction clockwise around the points of the compass. The opposite of back. noun a sudden change of direction. Origin C16: from Fr.… …

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  • 35 VEER — abbr. Variable Emergency Electrically Rotated …

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  • 36 veer — v. n. Shift, turn, change course, change direction, change about, come round, turn about …

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  • 37 veer — v shift, turn, change course, change direction; deviate, diverge, swerve; jibe, tack, yaw, slue; turn about, wheel, swing; sidestep, Brit. jib, step aside, shy; bend, curve, sheer, bear off, heel; warp, skew, bias, twist, crook, dogleg; go off,… …

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  • 38 veer — verb Syn: turn, swerve, swing, weave, wheel, change direction, change course, deviate …

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  • 39 veer — [vɪə] verb [I] to suddenly move in a different direction …

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  • 40 veer — [[t]vɪər[/t]] v. i. 1) cvb to change direction or turn aside; shift or change from one course, position, etc., to another 2) naut. (of the wind) a) to change direction clockwise (opposed to back ). b) Naut. to shift to a direction more nearly… …

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