Avert in a sentence as a verb

If a little study can avert a few catastrophes it's worth it.

"Just trust the server to avert its eyes" is untenable.

Teach children stronger critical thinking skills and you'll prepare them to avert more conflict in the first place.

I personally rarely downvote bad comments, I just avert my eyes.

Simply having an impartial observer with a nose for media problems would avert some crises.

There are extremely powerful incentives for us to avert our attention from the warping influence it has had on our values.

If Levison's own keys determine the security of the system, it is an avert-your-eyes system.

For everyone else, support makes project schedules more predictable and can avert certain painful scenarios.

When someone says that they are suicidal it is imperative they speak to qualified professionals who can assess the situation and potentially avert disaster.

When one is depressed, even other people's expressions of love and support can be exhausting to deal with and it may be preferable to avert them by cultivating an air of positivity.

Then he explained how the system could only provide those properties under an "avert-your-eyes" attack model, because it was fundamentally a plaintext-in plaintext-out system.

> The linked article I was rebutting wasn't making that utilitarian case, they were making a moral case about not being obligated to avert warming at allI re-read the article and I don't understand how you arrive at this interpretation.

Restricting immigration is necessary to avert the destruction of the high-capital-to-worker society which is uniquely conducive to technological progress.

Avert definitions


prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"


turn away or aside; "They averted their eyes when the King entered"