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  Dictionary Definition of veer

veer [1]
verb (i)
1. to turn or shift to another direction; change from one direction or course to another.
2. to change; alter; be variable or changeable; pass from one state to another.
3. (of the wind) a. to change direction by moving clockwise round the points of the compass. See back1 (def. 22). b. Nautical to shift more aft in relation to the vessel's course (opposed to haul ).
-- noun
4. a change of direction.
[F virer, from LL girare turn, (from gyrus a turn, from Greek gros ) b. with L vertere turn]
-- veeringly, adverb