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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. deflect: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. deflect: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. deflect: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. deflect: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. deflect: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. deflect: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Deflect, deflect: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. deflect: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. deflect: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. deflect: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. deflect: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. deflect: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. deflect: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Deflect, deflect: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. deflect: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. deflect: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. deflect: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Deflect: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. deflect: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. deflect: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. deflect: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. deflect: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. deflect: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. deflect: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. deflect: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. deflect: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. deflect: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. deflect: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. deflect: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. deflect: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. deflect: Idioms [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. DEFLECT: Roofing Terms [home, info]

(Note: See deflects for more definitions.)

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Quick definitions from WordNet (deflect)

verb:  turn aside
verb:  turn from a straight course , fixed direction, or line of interest
verb:  draw someone's attention away from something ("He deflected his competitors")
verb:  prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
verb:  impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)

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Words similar to deflect:   avert, avoid, bend, block, debar, deflectable, deflected, deflecting, deflective, deflector, deviate, distract, obviate, parry, draw away, fend off, head off, stave off, turn away, ward off, more...

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