Deflects Meaning

There are 5 meaning(s) for word Deflects

Deflects Meaning 1 : turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest

    Synonyms : bend,  turn away
Deflects Meaning 2 : draw someone's attention away from something

    Example : He deflected his competitors

    Synonyms : distract
Deflects Meaning 3 : prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening

    Synonyms : avert,  avoid,  debar,  fend off,  forefend,  forfend,  head off,  obviate,  stave off,  ward off
Deflects Meaning 4 : impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)

    Synonyms : block,  parry
Deflects Meaning 5 : turn aside and away from an initial or intended course