Synonyms of deflect in English:

deflect


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verb

1‘the bullet was deflected sideways’

SYNONYMS
turn aside, turn away, divert, avert, sidetrack
distract, draw away
block, parry, stop, fend off, stave off

2‘the ball deflected off the centre half’

SYNONYMS
bounce, glance, ricochet
turn aside, turn away, turn, alter course, change course, change direction, diverge, deviate
veer, swerve, slew, drift, bend, swing, twist, curve