Is AVERTING a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'averting'

noun

  1. AVERTING, the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away
  2. AVERTING, the act of preventing something from occurring

verb

  1. AVERTING, to turn (your eyes, gaze, etc.) away or aside
  2. AVERTING, to prevent (something bad) from happening

Synonyms for 'averting'

The word AVERTING is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'averting' in a sentence

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

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