Thesaurus > Related Words: turn away

  Words related to turn away

Related / Similar Words: deflect, bend, avert, reject, turn down, refuse

 

Definition:
  • move so as not face somebody or something;
  • turn from a straight course , fixed direction, or line of interest;
  • turn away or aside; "They averted their eyes when the King entered";
  • refuse entrance or membership; "They turned away hundreds of fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs";

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    Grouped Verbs: reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down

     

    Derivational Morphology: diversion, deviation, digression, deflection, deflexion, divagation, deflector, aversion, averting, refusal, nonacceptance, turndown, cull, reject

     

     
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