Translation of "avert" - English-Spanish dictionary

avert

verb uk /əˈvɜːt/ us /-ˈvɝːt/

to prevent something bad from happening

evitar, conjurar → Synonym avoid

to turn away your eyes or thoughts

apartar
I averted my gaze/eyes while he dressed.

(Translation of “avert” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

avert

verb /əˈvəːt/

to turn away, especially one’s eyes

desviar, apartar
She averted her eyes from the dead animal.

to prevent

prevenir; impedir
Disaster was averted due to the quick thinking of the pilot.

(Translation of “avert” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)