Synonyms of turning away


1. avoidance, turning away, shunning, dodging, rejection

usage: deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening


1. turn away, turn

usage: move so as not face somebody or something

2. deflect, bend, turn away, turn

usage: turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest

3. reject, turn down, turn away, refuse

usage: refuse entrance or membership; "They turned away hundreds of fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs"

4. avert, turn away, turn

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

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