Detailed Synonyms for swerve in English


swerve [the ~] noun

  1. the swerve
    the turn; the swerve; the change
  2. the swerve
    the swerve; the turn; the curve
  3. the swerve
    – the act of turning aside suddenly 1
    the swerve; the veering; the swerving
    – the act of turning aside suddenly 1
  4. the swerve
    – an erratic deflection from an intended course 1
    the swerve; the yaw
    – an erratic deflection from an intended course 1

to swerve verb (swerves, swerved, swerving)

  1. to swerve
    to evade; to elude; to swerve
    • evade verb (evades, evaded, evading)
    • elude verb (eludes, eluded, eluding)
    • swerve verb (swerves, swerved, swerving)
  2. to swerve
    – turn sharply; change direction abruptly 1
    to cut; sheer; trend; to curve; to swerve; to veer; slue; slew
    – turn sharply; change direction abruptly 1
    • cut verb (cuts, cut, cutting)
      • The car cut to the left at the intersection1
    • sheer verb
    • trend verb
    • curve verb (curves, curved, curving)
    • swerve verb (swerves, swerved, swerving)
    • veer verb (veers, veered, veering)
      • The motorbike veered to the right1
    • slue verb
    • slew verb

Conjugations for swerve:

  1. swerve
  2. swerve
  3. swerves
  4. swerve
  5. swerve
  6. swerve
simple past
  1. swerved
  2. swerved
  3. swerved
  4. swerved
  5. swerved
  6. swerved
present perfect
  1. have swerved
  2. have swerved
  3. has swerved
  4. have swerved
  5. have swerved
  6. have swerved
past continuous
  1. was swerving
  2. were swerving
  3. was swerving
  4. were swerving
  5. were swerving
  6. were swerving
  1. shall swerve
  2. will swerve
  3. will swerve
  4. shall swerve
  5. will swerve
  6. will swerve
continuous present
  1. am swerving
  2. are swerving
  3. is swerving
  4. are swerving
  5. are swerving
  6. are swerving
  1. be swerved
  2. be swerved
  3. be swerved
  4. be swerved
  5. be swerved
  6. be swerved
  1. swerve!
  2. let's swerve!
  3. swerved
  4. swerving
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for swerve:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
change change; swerve; turn alteration; altering; amendment; barter; bartering; bending; change; change of form; changing; commutation; conversion; crisis; emergency situation; exchange; haggling; modification; mutation; reformation; remodelling; shady dealings; state of emergency; swap; switch; switch-over; swop; trade-in; transfer; transformation; transposition; turn; turning-point; variety; wheeling and dealing
curve curve; swerve; turn arch; bend; bender; breaking ball; camber; curvature; curve; curve ball; curved shape; turn; vaulting
cut baseball swing; cold shoulder; coupe; curtailment; cut; cut down expenses; cut of meat; cutting; cutting of trees; cutting off; decrease; deduction; degradation; deletion; diminution; discount; disgracement; dishonering; dwindling; economy; excision; finance management; foreshortening; gash; groove; incised wound; incision; indentation; knife wound; market; nick; notch; price reduction; rebate; recess; reduction; retrenchment; salary cut; saving; score; shortening; slackening; slash; slice; snub; stinger; style; swing; track; undercut; wound
swerve change; curve; swerve; swerving; turn; veering; yaw
swerving swerve; swerving; veering
trend course; drift; fashion; inclination; meaning; movement; purport; sense; signification; style; tendency; tendency toward; tenor; trend; vogue
turn change; curve; swerve; turn act; bend; bit; bobbin; bout; change; coil; crisis; crook; curve; emergency situation; game; go; good turn; inversion; number; orbit; play; reel; revolution; roll; rotation; round; routine; spell; spool; state of emergency; tour; turn; turn of events; turning; turning-point; twist; winder; winding
veering swerve; swerving; veering
yaw swerve; yaw
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
change alter; barter; bend; change; change for; change over; commute; convert; create; deepen; do over again; exchange; interchange; invent; make; modify; put other clothes on; reform; refresh; renew; reshape; rewrite; shift; shunt; stop over; swap; switch; swop; trade; trade in; transfer; transform; turn back; vary
curve curve; cut; sheer; slew; slue; swerve; trend; veer arc; arch; bow; bow in honour; crook; curl; curve; kink; twist; wind
cut curve; cut; sheer; slew; slue; swerve; trend; veer abbreviate; abridge; bite; bring down; bring up; broach; broach a subject; burn; carve; cleave; clip; contract; cut; cut back; cut close; cut down; cut into; cut off; cut through; dilute; disregard; edit; edit out; foreshorten; geld; hack; hew through; ignore; initiate; issue; make out; notch; pare; prick; prune; put forward; put on the table; raise; rationalise; rationalize; reap; reduce; shorten; skim; skip; slash; snap; snub; sting; style someone's hair; switch off; tailor; thin; thin out; throw up; toss in the air; toss up; trim; trim back; trim down; turn off; turn out; write out
elude elude; evade; swerve bilk; break away; elude; escape; evade; get away
evade elude; evade; swerve avoid; bilk; elude; evade
sheer curve; cut; sheer; slew; slue; swerve; trend; veer sheer
slew curve; cut; sheer; slew; slue; swerve; trend; veer skid; slew; slide; slip; slue
slue curve; cut; sheer; slew; slue; swerve; trend; veer skid; slew; slide; slip; slue
swerve curve; cut; elude; evade; sheer; slew; slue; swerve; trend; veer
trend curve; cut; sheer; slew; slue; swerve; trend; veer
turn become; bend; call on; change by reversal; change state; deform; embitter; ferment; flex; grow; move around; outflank; overturn; page over; plough; plow; release; reverse; revolve; rick; roll; rotate; round; shift; sour; spin; spin round; sprain; swing; swing around; swirl; turn; turn around; turn over; twirl; twist; veer; whirl; work; wrench; wrick
veer curve; cut; sheer; slew; slue; swerve; trend; veer swing; turn; veer
yaw gape; yaw; yawn
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
cut cut; edited; emasculated; expurgated; gelded; mown; shortened; slashed; thinned; trimmed; weakened
sheer absolute; bluff; bold; downright; out-and-out; plain; rank; right-down; sheer; unmingled; unmixed
AdverbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
sheer perpendicularly; sheer
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
change alter; be turned; change; modulation; small change; transform; variation
curve curvature; curve
cut clip; curtailment; cut; dent; hack; make an incision in; nick; notch; portion; reduction; section; segment; shake; slice
elude elude
sheer downright; pure; sheer
trend trend
turn shift; side-road; turn; turning
veer sudden alteration; sudden change; turn of the tide; veer; wear
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
sheer blatant; downright; plain; sheer

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Related Definitions for "swerve":

  1. the act of turning aside suddenly1
  2. an erratic deflection from an intended course1
  3. turn sharply; change direction abruptly1

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