veer away

transitive verb
variants: or veer out

Definition of veer away

1 : to let out : slacken and let run : pay out veer away the cable veer out a rope
2 : to permit to drift off by letting out a line veer the ship away

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“Veer away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veer%20away. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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