Definitions For Avert


  • Turn away or aside
  • Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
  • To turn (your eyes, gaze, etc.) away or aside
  • To prevent (something bad) from happening

Is Avert a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Avert is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Avert in a Sentence

  • He sped up and averted an accident.
  • The diplomatic talks narrowly averted a war.
  • An attempt to avert a strike at the plant

Synonyms for Avert

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