New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: serve · nerve · perve · server · starve · swede · verve · deserve · observe · reserve
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swerve

1 verb move suddenly to side INTRANSITIVEclaon verb  c m ufiar verb  c m uthe driver swerved to one side to avoid the pedestrian tharraing an tiománaí i leataobh leis an gcoisí a sheachaint, scuab an tiománaí i leataobh chun an coisí a sheachaint, rad an tiománaí i leataobh chun nach mbuailfeadh sé an coisíthe car swerved around the corner chlaon an carr timpeall an chúinnethe ball swerved in the air d'fhiar an liathróid san aer 2 verb cause to move suddenly TRANSITIVEclaon verb  c m ufiar verb  c m ushe swerved the bus suddenly chlaon sí an bus go tobannhe swerved the ball around the defence d'fhiar sé an liathróid thart ar na cosantóirí
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3 verb deviate INTRANSITIVEyou've never swerved from the truth níor chlaon tú ón bhfírinne riamh, níor imigh tú ón bhfírinne riamhI'll not swerve from my principles ní thréigfidh mé mo chuid prionsabal 4 noun sudden movementclaonadh masc  c m ufiaradh masc