Student Thesaurus

One entry found for veer.
Entry Word: veer
Function: verb
Text: 1 to change one's course or direction <at this point the river veers to the southwest before finally emptying into the Atlantic Ocean> -- see TURN 3
2 to change the course or direction of (something) <veered the ship abruptly to the right to avoid a collision> -- see TURN 2
3 to depart abruptly from a straight line or course <without warning the car veered to the left and into an oncoming truck> -- see SWERVE 1