Averted vs Diverted - What's the difference?

averted | diverted |


As adjectives the difference between averted and diverted

is that averted is turned away, especially as an expression of feeling; also, offended; unpropitious while diverted is that has been subject to diversion.

As verbs the difference between averted and diverted

is that averted is (avert) while diverted is (divert).

averted

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Turned away, especially as an expression of feeling; also, offended; unpropitious.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (avert)
  • diverted

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • that has been subject to diversion
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (divert)