Thesaurus

sheered

verb
past tense of sheer

Synonyms & Antonyms of sheered

1 to change one's course or direction
  • the cruise ship sheered to the northwest, putting it safely out of the path of the hurricane

Synonyms for sheered

Words Related to sheered

2 to depart abruptly from a straight line or course
  • the car sheered to avoid hitting the dog

Synonyms for sheered

Words Related to sheered

Antonyms for sheered

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about sheered

Cite this Entry

“Sheered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sheered. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

Comments on sheered

What made you want to look up sheered? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words of Snow and Ice Quiz

  • image1037863653
  • Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!