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1. veer

verb. ['ˈvɪr'] turn sharply; change direction abruptly.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • trend
  • slew
  • yaw
  • peel off
  • curve
  • turn
  • sheer
  • swerve

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • expand
  • uncut
  • switch on

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Words that Rhyme with Veer

  • conventioneer
  • bioengineer
  • reengineer
  • pamphleteer
  • electioneer
  • charpentier
  • volunteer
  • rensselaer
  • profiteer
  • mutineer
  • marketeer
  • lagardere
  • insincere
  • imagineer
  • gondolier
  • financiere
  • financier
  • crochetiere
  • commandeer
  • chandelier
  • brigadier
  • brigadeer
  • bombardier
  • belvedere
  • bandolier
  • wagoneer
  • summiteer
  • st_cyr
  • souvenir
  • racketeer

Example sentences of the word veer


1. Verb, base form
A worn steering gear will cause the automobile to wander or veer to one side when operated.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Head to the right, hit the booster, then veer left to hit another booster.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Portland has cultural activities that veer from the traditional, ho-hum museum visits.

Quotes containing the word veer


1. I think 'Country Girl' is one song that can veer into country or hip-hop or rap. You can listen to it and enjoy the humor and the fun in it.
- Luke Bryan

2. We’re built of contradictions, all of us. It’s those opposing forces that give us strength, like an arch, each block pressing the next. Give me a man whose parts are all aligned in agreement and I’ll show you madness. We walk a narrow path, insanity to each side. A man without contradictions to balance him will soon veer off.
- Mark Lawrence, King of Thorns

2. veer

verb. ['ˈvɪr'] shift to a clockwise direction.

Synonyms

  • change over
  • switch

Antonyms

  • thicken
  • inflate
  • deflate
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