To veer is to turn or swerve sharply or to go off course.(verb)
When you are going straight and you suddenly turn left, this is an example of a situation where you veer left.
See veer in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: altered (by assoc. with veer) < Fr virer, to turn around, prob. < VL *virare, contr. < L vibrare: see vibrate
transitive verb, intransitive verb
Origin: ME veren < MDu vieren, to let out
See veer in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb veered, veer·ing, veers verb, intransitive
Origin: French virer
Origin: , from Old French.
transitive verb veered, veer·ing, veers
Origin: Middle English veren
Origin: , from Middle Dutch vieren; see per1 in Indo-European roots.
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