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English verb: veer

1. veer (motion) turn sharply; change direction abruptly


SamplesThe car cut to the left at the intersection.
The motorbike veered to the right.


Synonymscurve, cut, sheer, slew, slue, swerve, trend


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)turn


Narrower (hyponym)peel off, yaw

2. veer (change) shift to a clockwise direction


SamplesThe wind veered.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change over, shift, switch


Antonymsback









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