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Synonyms for avertingavert·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. avertingnoun

    the act of preventing something from occurring

    "averting danger was his responsibility"

    Synonyms:
    aversion

  2. aversion, avertingnoun

    the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away

    "averting her gaze meant that she was angry"

    Synonyms:
    antipathy, aversion, distaste

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  1. List of paraphrases for "averting":

    avoiding, preventing

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How to use averting in a sentence?

  1. Michael Grosse-Broemer:

    I'm not so sure anymore if the Greek government is really interested in averting damage for the people of Greece.

  2. Hiroki Shimazu:

    Greece asked for a six-month extension but it ended up with a four-month extension. The agreement appears to mainly focus on averting a default for now, rather than solving issues, although the market reacted positively on Friday, I think there will be more twists and turns down the road. Ultimately Greece has to carry out reforms but it is uncertain given that the government has won by promising not to reform.

  3. Downing Street:

    Such an intervention was directed exclusively to averting a humanitarian catastrophe caused by the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons, and the action was the minimum judged necessary for that purpose.

  4. Kyriakos Mitsotakis:

    It is an act of responsibility to exhaust every possibility in averting this (deal).

  5. Peter Altmaier:

    We will help where we can, but there is no way of completely averting the consequences of this unilateral withdrawal.

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