Antonyms of verb veer

1 of 2 senses of veer

Sense 2
veer -- (shift to a clockwise direction; "the wind veered")
       Antonym of back (Sense 8)
      => back -- (shift to a counterclockwise direction; "the wind backed")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb veer

2 senses of veer

Sense 1
swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut -- (turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right")
       => turn -- (change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs")

Sense 2
veer -- (shift to a clockwise direction; "the wind veered")
       => switch, change over, shift -- (make a shift in or exchange of; "First Joe led; then we switched")

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