swerve - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/swɜː(r)v/
present tense
I/you/we/theyswerve
he/she/itswerves
present participleswerving
past tenseswerved
past participleswerved
  1. if something such as a vehicle swerves, or if you swerve it, it changes direction suddenly in order to avoid someone or something

derived word

swerve

 

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noun [countable]
singularswerve
pluralswerves