deflect definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to make apart or trigger to make aside; bend or deviate.
    • To cause to show apart; to fold.
  • verb:
    • to help make (one thing) deviate from its initial path.
    • To deviate from the initial road.
    • draw another person's interest from one thing
    • impede the action of (an opponent or a ball)
    • turn apart and far from a preliminary or intended training course
    • stop the incident of; prevent from taking place
    • turn from a straight program, fixed way, or type of interest
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to show apart; to deviate from a right or a horizontal line, or from an effective position, course or course; to swerve.
  • others:
    • resulting in to show aside; change or fold from the right line or a regular program.
    • To turn away or aside; deviate from a real training course or a right line; swerve.

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